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Lot #64: Abraham Lincoln Autograph Endorsement Signed as President -- Lincoln Issues Amnesty to Confederate Soldier


Abraham Lincoln autograph endorsement signed as President, dated 6 February 1865, issuing amnesty to a Confederate soldier according to the Proclamation of Amnesty on 8 December 1863, where Confederates would be given amnesty if they took the oath of allegiance to the United States. Lincoln hand writes, ''Let this man take the oath of Dec. 8, 1863 & be discharged. / A. Lincoln / Feb. 6, 1865''. Visible portion of endorsement measures 3.625'' x 2.25'', matted and framed with a portrait of Lincoln to a size of 21.625'' x 20.375''. Not examined out of frame; some showthrough of writing on verso, overall in very good condition with bold handwriting.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$6,806
Minimum Bid:$4,500
Number of Bids:3