01 November 2016, 13:30 EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 99: PERSHING, JOHN J. Autograph Letter Signed, “Pershing,” to War Department Chief Clerk John C. Scofield (“Dear Scofield”),(31 views)
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Description: PERSHING, JOHN J. Autograph Letter Signed, 'Pershing,' to War Department Chief Clerk John C. Scofield ('Dear Scofield'), sending a knife [not present]. 1 page, 8vo, 'War Department' stationery; moderate scattered staining (not affecting signature), horizontal fold. Washington, [1931?]
Notes: 'This blade is very rusty but I have not had him cleaned recently—having just unpacked him. Captured at Battle of Faraca River May 4, 1903.'