Lot# 3291 - Sales #3052-54

  • Lot# : 3291 Stampless Covers - Free Franks

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    Andrew Jackson (1767-1845; 7th President of the United States), striking "A.J." with his handwritten note, "referred to the Sec. of War for his particular attention" as docketing on an Aug. 30, 1829 folded letter from Springfield Mass. to "His Excellency, Andrew Jackson, President of the United States, Washington D.C.," red "Springfield Ms. Sep. 11" circular date stamp and matching "FREE" handstamp, slightly toned file fold does not affect anything of importance, Very FinernThe Secretary of War for at the time was John H. Eaton, who holds the distinction of being the youngest person ever elected to the US Senate. The writer of this letter demands the removal of John Chaffee from the office of paymaster of a U.S. armory.
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 325.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 USD