Lot# 3302 - Sales #3052-54

  • Lot# : 3302 Stampless Covers - Free Franks

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    Andrew Johnson (1808-75; 17th President of the United States), free frank "Free, Andrew Johnson M.C." as congressman, Washington, DC "Free" date stamp, addressed in his hand to Greenville, TN, light overall cover wear and a discoloration in the address but with a bold signature, a scarce free frankrnAndrew Johnson was an old-fashioned southern Jacksonian Democrat of pronounced states» rights views. An honest and honorable man, Johnson was one of the most unfortunate of Presidents. Arrayed against him were the Radical Republicans in Congress, brilliantly led and ruthless in their tactics for which Johnson was no match. and the first President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. He was tried by the Senate in the spring of 1868 and acquitted by one vote. In 1875, Tennessee returned Johnson to the Senate, but he a few months later.
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 525.00 USD
    Hammer price : 525.00 USD