CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY PSA/DNA EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original PSA/DNA Letter of Authenticity. Item is encapsulated inside PSA/DNA's sonically-sealed, tamper-evident holder. This is one of the finest legal briefs we have ever seen from Lincoln before in our 40+ years of collecting.
Lincoln would usually sign briefs with his partners last name and his last name such as "Stuart&Lincoln", this is one of the only briefs we have seen where Lincoln signs with his own personal and much more sought after signature. Jacob Baum & John G.
Shelton trading and doing business under the name style and firm of Baum & Shelton vs Peter Van Bergen, Sangamon Circuit Court. I do hereby enter myself security for costs in this case, and acknowledge myself bound to pay or cause to be paid all costs which may occur in this action, either to the opposite party or to any of the officers of this court in pursuance of the laws of this state.
Dated this 19th day of September A. Baum and Shelton were St. Louis merchants who retained the law firm run by fellow Kentuckians John Stuart and Abraham Lincoln and sued Peter Van Bergen for breach of contract. The document is in excellent condition for its 182 year old age. Some wrinkling and toning to the document as expected with its age.
The document has been archivally and professionally reinforced along the horizontal fold to ensure it lasts for generations to come. The item "ABRAHAM LINCOLN PSA/DNA Slabbed Early Handwritten Autograph Letter Signed" is in sale since Thursday, December 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Political\Presidential". The seller is "signaturist-ink" and is located in Wayne, New Jersey.This item can be shipped to United States.