Lincoln’s letter to the killer of 30 thousand dollars for auction
Former US President Abraham Lincoln had some memorable auction but had no takers for his letter and his killer’s letter was sold at the highest price.
Overall Lincoln memorabilia relating to more than eight million US dollars has been purchased.
President of the victim’s hair in a braided Bouquet US $ 25 thousand. However, they did not get any response to this letter, which was acknowledged by the civil war.
However, a letter signed killer John wilkes booth bought for $ 30 thousand were issued for his arrest warrant was based on the price of 21 thousand 250 dollars.
Abraham Lincoln memorabilia in the collection, which was initiated in the year 1963 a man named Donald Du Texas had gathered in the gallery.
He died five years ago. Now his son Greg says artefacts for other fans to enjoy this time.
He said his father’s interest in military history and the Civil War began collecting things, but his interest in the Lincoln and his assassin was more.
Eric Bradley in Dallas Heritage Auction Auction hope that the overall price had doubled, ie US $ 803889.
Abraham Lincoln’s hair braided Surgeon General Joseph Barnes April 14 after his assassination in 1865, the year was spent.
documents were destroyed and 150 years after its presence makes it extremely rare.
Statements of two witnesses to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and a half 27 thousand and 14 thousand, respectively, were auctioned for $ 375.
Abraham Lincoln’s letter got no buyer was in pieces and the year it was written in 1862, a lawyer in Baltimore.