BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSEPH HOLT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/16/1861 - HFSID 86963
Sale Price $414.00
JOSEPH HOLT. ALS: "J. Holt", 1p, 5½x6. Washington, 1861 September 16. To Albert Daggett, Troy, N.Y. In full: "I have pleasure in complying with the request contained in your favor of the 30th ult addressed to me at New York." Holt served as Buchanan's Postmaster General (1859-1861) and Secretary of War ad interim (1861). He was appointed Judge Advocate General of the Army by President Lincoln and presided over the trial of the conspirators who participated in Lincoln's assassination. Light surface wear touches 1 word. Paper clip impressions at upper margin. Slightly soiled and creased.
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