American soldier, statesman and 7th President of the United States ANDREW JACKSON handwritten envelope panel AS PRESIDENT concerning PIRATES! Jackson has endorsed his note with his initials as simply, "A.J."
Includes the ORIGINAL letter addressed to President Jackson by his Attorney General BENJAMIN F. BUTLER who writes, "I have searched my pamphlets and cannot find the report at the trial of the Pirates..."
Jackson and Butler's correspondence likely refers to the 1834 trial of convicted pirates De Ruiz and De Soto who had been sentenced to death by hanging for piracy in one of the most sensational high-profile trials of the day.
CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY SIGNATURIST-INK EXPERT EXAMINATION. Unconditionally GUARANTEED GENUINE to pass any reputable third-party authentication service - or your money back. Includes original COA from the highly respected autograph and document dealer, THE WRITTEN WORD.Both the letter and the autograph panel have been previously mounted to lightweight card stock by a 19th century collector.
NOTE: All SIGNATURIST-INK displays feature archivally mounted documents. This acid-free museum-grade mounting tape releases safely with simply a drop of water.
Buy with confidence. Please view our exceptional feedback and ratings, and our additional autograph auctions.Own a remarkable piece of Presidential history! The perfect gift for the Presidential collector, autograph enthusiast, or History buff. A must have addition to the executive office, den, or collection.Sold as is, as shown.
ANDREW JACKSON * as President * "PIRATES" AUTOGRAPH Note * Benjamin Butler
Striking, archivally matted display in handsome weathered wood frame, featuring elegant midnight blue brushed suede mat, float-mounted document over ivory fabric backing panel, with fine vintage portrait of the dashing General astride his steed, and luxe museum-quality bronze descriptive plaque under clear 98% UV-blocking pane.