ASSOCIATE JUSTICE DAVID D. DAVIS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 05/13/1873 - HFSID 24491
DAVID D. DAVIS He signs as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1873 Autograph Sentiment signed: "With the Compliments/of/David D Davis-/Asso. Jus. S Cot/May13, 1873. U S-". 3¼x1¾ card.
Sale Price $323.00
DAVID D. DAVIS
He signs as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1873
Autograph Sentiment signed: "With the Compliments/of/David D Davis-/Asso. Jus. S Cot/May13, 1873. U S-". 3¼x1¾ card. From 1848 to 1862, Davis (1815-1886) presided over the renowned Eighth Judicial Circuit in Illinois, famous because Abraham Lincoln practiced in its courts. An intimate of Lincoln (they often bunked together when traveling the circuit), Davis successfully managed Lincoln's campaign to secure the Republican nomination for the presidency in Chicago in 1860. Davis was appointed by President Lincoln as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1862, serving until he resigned in 1877 to become Senator from Illinois (1877-1883). Lightly toned. Corners worn. Fine condition.
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