Abraham Lincoln 1862 Autograph Endorsement
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Abraham Lincoln Autograph Endorsement dated Jan. 11, 1862 (Washington D.C.). Offered is a signed 6-line autograph endorsement by Lincoln which reads:"I shall be glad for the within request to be granted, if it can be consistently with the public service." The 6 lines and signature are centered in a portion of a folded sheet (probably detached from a letter to Lincoln). Lincoln directs the recipient to perform a particular action only if it does not contravene law and established practice, leaving the determination of that up to the particular official. The Lincoln signature is bold. T is minor browning to the folded sheet;otherwise,the endorsement is in nice condition. A letter of authenticity is provided by PSA/DNA services. Successful bidder to pay actual shipping costs. Payment by Money Order or PayPal please.