One of the HOLY GRAILS of Presidential Autograph Collecting!
Legendary 16th President of the United States, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, cut handwritten Amnesty Oath endorsement SIGNED "A. LINCOLN" and dated MARCH 22, 1865 -- JUST DAYS BEFORE HIS ASSASSINATION!
>>> Likely one of Lincoln's last autographs in the days leading up to his death just 23 days later at the hand of John Wilkes Booth on April 15, 1865, and one of only a rare few to ever come up for sale signed in the final days of his life. <<<
Authenticated across the board by both the industry experts at JSA and BAS. Sale includes JSA letter of authenticity, autograph is housed in Beckett encapsulate.
Seeking to offer forgiveness to a confederate Lincoln requests the person be allowed to take the oath of December 8th, 1863. Lincoln would offer pardons to those willing to swear their allegiance to the Union. Seeking to reunify the country Lincoln knew pardoning former confederates was crucial to the reconstruction of the Untied States.
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest ABRAHAM LINCOLN documents available on the market.
Lincoln's Amnesty Oath orders are among the most sought after Presidential collectibles, making this particular one – signed in the final days of his life – an exceptional acquisition.
Cut oath endorsement measures appx: 3.3" x 1.25"
Signature and writing are bold and crisp.
Own a remarkable, museum-quality piece of American history! The perfect gift for the Presidential collector, Lincoln devotee, autograph enthusiast, or History buff.
Sold as is, as shown.
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