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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 842

Sherman Signed Letter 1871, Reviewing Remington Arms

Estimate: $600 - $800

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W. T. Sherman Autograph Letter, 1871, Reviewing Remington Arms, autograph letter signed, two pages, from the 'Headquarters, Army of the US, Washington, DC,' dated February 6th, 1871, addressed 'Dear Sir,' regarding the testing of Remington guns, and outlining Shermans opinion on the benefits and drawbacks of Remington's systems, signed 'Yours Truly, W.T. Sherman, General' (with later pencil inscription notating a possible typo in the 'T' initial).

Measurements: Height: of page 8 in. x Width: 10 in.


Overall good condition, two vertical folds with associated tears and small losses, wear to edges, small holes top right corner, ink slightly faded, toning.

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