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Lot 3272

White House Mourning cover, legal size cover with printed endorsement "From the President", postmarked Washington, D.C., Free, May 8" (1865) with manuscript frank of Andrew Johnson's secretary "RD Musser, Col. &" (Secretary); the enclosed ANS from Musser, datelined the Executive Office the same day states "Respectfully returned, Passes between Baltimore and Richmond are no longer required. By the order of the President"; Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200

The White House used mourning stationery for one full year after the assassination.

Realized $750

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