Lot 127: Autograph Letter Signed James Buchanana
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Autograph Letter Signed James Buchanan as U.S. Senator, dated from Washington, April 14, 1841, to Richard Smith, Esq., in part "...the bearer, Richard Posey (of color) has now $1051 in Treasury notes...please deposit them...He is an excellent & honest servant & deserves encouragement in his economy", one sheet, 10 in. x 8 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).