Judah Benjamin Letter to Henry R. Extremely rare, one of a kind, 19th century hand-written and signed letter from the American Civil War in exceptionally fine condition. Written by historical icon Judah Phillip Benjamin (August 6, 1811 May 6, 1884) the former Confederate States Secretary of War, writing to Brigadier General Henry R. Jackson (June 24, 1820 May 23, 1898) on the 12 of October, 1861 in Richmond Virginia about the Battle of Greenbrier River (October 3, 1861). Benjamin even mentions the. President of the time (Jefferson Davis) as they express their deep gratification and. Congratulate the General on his outstanding leadership and success. Written on official Confederate States War Department paper as exhibited on the letterhead; references a report by General Robert E. (January 19, 1807 October 12, 1870). Who served as a Commander for the Confederate Army and senior military advisor to the President. Guaranteed to please any US History experts; excellent subject material for educators. The letter reads as follows. Sir, I have received through the adjutant General your request for the action of 3rd unit at Greenbrier River- I congratulate (___) yourself and the officer and men under your Command for your brilliant conduct on its occasion, and your successful defense of the important position held by you against a force so superior- The President joins me in the (___) of the satisfaction we but feel in finding a confidence in you and your command to fully (___)- In this connection I beg today that the President (Jefferson Davis) (___) to my personal (___) to your private letter to him in resolution to a newspaper reprint relating to the affair of the Cheat Mountain. He has answered your letter as he informs me. It gives me pleasure to assure you that there is not a (___) in general Lees report that reflects in the (___) test manner any (___) and I hope you will not feel offended at my expressing surprise that you should should attach my importance or feel any (___) in relation to the (___) articles report in the newspaper. I have the pleasure of seeing my own actions and officers almost daily miscarried and misrepresented on the most (___) information which he underlined with perfect (___) and you may will trust my own well earned reputation as a forceful shield against any anonymous attack. This piece can be viewed at our Brand New gallery APR57 at 200 W 57th Street, New York, NY 10019. Greenbrier River, Cheat Mountain. Confederate States Secretary of War Judah Benjamin, Brigadier General Henry R. Jackson; US President Jefferson Davis; Commander Robert E. United States of America. Ink on Paper (hand-written). 8×10″ (single page folded) 10″x16 (unfolded, two pages). Send us a Message or Call regarding any questions you may have regarding the. Item you’re interested in. Since we are wholesalers, all items are subject unsold. In our 30 years of business, we have been featured in and adviser to the Wall Street Journal, Time-Out New York, CNBC, and multiple radio stations in NYC and around the world! We have over 30,000 watches in stock – The largest collection in the world! This includes both Brand New and Limited Edition watches from the last 20 years, as well as Rare, Vintage, Collectible watches that are up to 100 years old! We also offer layaways and accept trade ins and exchanges. Most of our watches are in Brand New, or in Brand New Condition and typically come with their original box. Because all of our watches are guaranteed to be working perfectly at the time of sale, we offer a FREE 2-year international guarantee on all mechanical parts and labor. APR57 New York City. Over 100 years of combined experience. We have been recommended by Time Out New York as well as a number of radio and TV stations here in New York City. We have over 25,000 watches including both new display and collector’s models as well as vintage pieces. We handle all fine artwork, stamps, coins, jewelry, etc. We are open everyday besides Saturday, and welcome anyone to stop by to view or try our massive collection in person. We guarantee every listing to be described and photographed accurately. 200 WEST 57TH ST. ENTIRE GROUND FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10019. The item “Hand-written Judah Benjamin Letter to Henry R. Jackson 1861 $20K APR with CoA” is in sale since Thursday, February 18, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Political\Other Political Autographs”. The seller is “apr57com” and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: Judah Benjamin
- Signed: Yes