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Daniel Webster Signed Note in Framed Display
Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $696.00
One-page handwritten note signed by Daniel Webster (1782-1852), American statesman, lawyer and orator. In this brief, undated note, penned entirely in Webster's hand, the famed orator writes "With great respect - Your ob. serv. Daniel Webster." Added along the base is "For Mr. Convess." Both the text and signature have been penned in black ink and grade "8-9." Forever immortalized in Stephen Vincent Benet's classic tale, The Devil and Daniel Webster, the former New Hampshire congressman was one of the greatest speakers of his day. Today he is best remembered for a number of stirring public addresses including the Plymouth address (1820), the Bunker Hill oration (1825) and his stirring words upon the occasion of the deaths of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams (1826). The note (4 x 5-1/2 inches) bears two horizontal folds and is in Excellent condition. Beautifully framed in Gallery of History style together with a color likeness of Webster and a descriptive plate to total dimensions of 19 x 22 inches. LOA from Steve Grad & John Reznikoff/PSA DNA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $696.00
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