Davis, Jefferson F. autograph as President
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Jefferson F. Davis (1808-89), President, CSA (KY/MS).

Autograph Note Signed with initials:  

"Ansd. Sept. 27, 63, Private File, J. D." verso 2nd page of John W. Lewis's letter, Cartersville, Ga, 5th June, 1863. 

"...I introduce myself to you "as sort of Rail Road engineer"...

Your property has been destroyed (as I saw in the papers months ago) & your salary must be insufficient to make the heavy expenses living in Richmond.

Now I ask of you to draw on me for 1-2-3-4 or 5 thousand dollars..."

For full transcription of the letter, please see the scan.

The letter is also docketed with initials by Burton N. Harrison, President Davis's Private Secretary, on the last page of the letter.

Very Fine.

 

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Davis, Jefferson F. autograph as President

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