2022-07 Raynors HCA Auction
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WELLES, Gideon (1802-1878), nicknamed "Father Neptune", was the United States Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869, a cabinet post he was awarded after supporting Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 election. Autograph Letter Signed, “G(ideon) Welles”, pp., on Navy Department letterhead, July 28, 1868, Washington, to Lieut. Commander Jno. G. Walker, USS Shawmutt. Wells orders Walker to Europe “report tp Rear Admiral S. M Goldsborough for duty in the Squadron under his command....”
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Welles Transfer The Commander to Europe

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Minimum Bid: $90.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $112.50
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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