Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), February 4, 1850, signed letter, as president, to Epentus Wheeler, New York City, thanking him for the gift of a box containing a proclamation by General Benedict Arnold after his treason and apologizing for the lack of acknowledgement because the box was misplaced, framed with an engraved portrait of Zachary Taylor by D. Appleton Co.. Letter 10" Ht., 8" W., engraved sheet 10" Ht., 6 1/4" W., overall frame 16" Ht., 18 3/4" W.. Light mat burn to letter, light foxing and toning to engraving, with tears along left side from binding. Provenance: Lansdell K. Christie Estate, Muttontown.
Sold Price: $3,186
Category: Estate & New Years Day Auctions
Tags: Signatures, Zachary Taylor