President of the Confederate States of America JEFFERSON DAVIS exceptional content, handwritten autograph letter signed in full as "Jefferson Davis". Original mailing envelope included. The letter is on the stationery of Davis' Beauvoir estate and is dated from November 1878.
Approximately 85+ words in Davis' hand, he writes in part: "The safety of our free institutions and the blessings they are designed to secure, do and must depend on the maintenance of the sovereignty of the states and the strict construction of the grants made to the general government".
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE.
The letter and envelope both have sustained previous fire damage; the document has been archivally stabilized and reinforced at the folds.
The letter in full reads:
11th Nov. 1878
J. Q. Cohen
My Dear Sir,
Your very gratifying letter has remained long unacknowledged from accidental causes, and I pray you to pardon the ---. Be assured it arose from no --- of neglect.
I concur entirely with you that the safety of our free institutions and the blessings they are designed to secure, do and must depend on the maintenance of the sovereignty of the states and the strict construction of the grants made to the general government. Respectfully and truly yours
NOTE: SIGNATURIST-INK displays feature archivally mounted documents which are easily removable and reversible. This acid-free museum-grade mounting tissue releases safely and easily with simply a dab of water.
Own a remarkable, original piece of American history! The perfect gift for the Civil War collector, autograph enthusiast, or History buff. A must have addition to the Executive Office, den, or "Man Cave".
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JEFFERSON DAVIS * "Sovereignty of the States" * AUTOGRAPH Letter Signed *
Professionally framed and matted in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to handsome 11x14 frame with gold highlights and guilding, and featuring elegant PH-neutral luxe double mat of a confederate red suede mat over midnight black, and museum-style descriptive plaque together under conservation-grade 98% UV-blocking clear polystyrene pane.