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DAVIS, Jefferson (1808 – 1889) was an American politician who served as the only President of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865. He was a member of the Democratic Party who represented Mississippi in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives prior to becoming president of the Confederacy. He was the 23rd United States Secretary of War, serving under U.S. President Franklin Pierce from 1853 to 1857. Autograph Letter Signed “J. Davis” 1pp. octavo, Washington, August 23, 1850, addressed to the Editor of the Whig Review and reads in part: “...The enclosed came to me from Europe by the mail of to day with a request that it might appear in the Sept. number of the Review. You will please examine it and if you determine to insert it, let me know your decision. If not please return it to my address...” Fine condition. The American Review, alternatively known as The American Review: A Whig Journal and The American Whig Review, was a New York City-based monthly periodical that published from 1844 to 1852. Published by Wiley and Putnam, it was owned and operated by George H. Colton. The American Review had the distinction of being the first authorized periodical to print "The Raven" in February 1845.
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Minimum Bid: $375.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $459.38
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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