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Property from the Tenenbaum Estate and Other Owners

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Lot 1098

Jefferson Davis/Varina Davis/Alexander Stephens Ltrs

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Starting Bid
$500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Private Collector, Hilton Head Island, SC

Description:

Jefferson Davis, Varina Davis, and Alexander Stephens Signed Letters, 4 Articles, comprising Jefferson Davis (1808-1889, President of the Confederacy) letter signed to Ambrose Dudley Mann, dated 1874, with printed portrait photograph card (Size of letter: 7 7/8 in. x 10 in., paper worn, toning, wear to edges with small creases and tears, creases from folding, wear at central crease); Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883, Vice President of the Confederate States) address leaf signed, dated 1874 (3 1/8 in. x 6 in., mounted, toning, wear to edges) and letter signed, dated 1873 (8 1/8 in. x 5 1/4 in., toning, minor wear to edges, some ink splotches, old mounting residue along one edge); Varina Davis (1826-1906, Wife of Jefferson Davis, and First Lady of the Confederacy) third person note on her husband's behalf, signed, to Robert T. Corson, undated, with envelope (Size of note: 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in., both with minor toning, wear to edges).

Measurements: Height: of largest 7 7/8 in. x Width: 10 in.

Condition:

As is, see description for details.

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