Lot 99: GARIBALDI, GIUSEPPE Autograph letter signed. Caprera: 27 March 1865. One page autograph letter in Italian signed "G. Garibal...
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Autograph letter signed. Caprera: 27 March 1865. One page autograph letter in Italian signed "G. Garibaldi" on a rectangular page, addressed to "Sig. Marsh/Ministro plenip." 5 1/2 x 8 inches. Irregular edges and losses, left portion detached, paper brittle, with portraits of both Garibaldi and Lincoln, sold with all faults.
In this letter written just weeks before Lincoln's assassination, Garibaldi evokes the humanity of the "grande emancipatore" (the great emancipator).
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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