Lot 155: LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Lewis T. Barney
01 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, as President, military commission appointing Lewis T. Barney Assistant Adjutant General of Volunteers. Countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. 19x15 1/2 inches; all edges folded behind document, extreme edges with remnants of prior mounting, loss to each corner, minor fading to text but signature bold, docketing at upper left recto, minor scattered soiling, paper seal intact. Washington, 3 March 1864
Notes: with--Andrew Johnson. Partly-printed vellum document, bearing stamped signature, appointing Lewis T. Barney Major General by brevet "for gallant and meritorious services during the War." 18 1/2x15 inches; edges folded around board. Washington, 12 June 1868.