“Lincoln Pallbearer” Jacob Bunn Hand Written Letter Dated 1877. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Auctions and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (March 18, 1814 October 16, 1897), an older brother of John Whitfield Bunn, was also an important Illinois industrialist, financier, and close friend of Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln acted as the attorney for Jacob Bunn, who was the older brother of John W. In his very own words, in the relation of an interview concerning his personal memoirs and acquaintanceship with Abraham Lincoln, John Bunn stated that he and Lincoln had been extremely close friends and political allies. Served on the committee for the formation of the Alton & Springfield. Along with Jacob Bunn, leading Springfield merchant and banker John Williams. Along with many of their colleagues and friends, such as. Became close friends of Abraham Lincoln, and assisted Lincoln in various ways in his 1860 presidential campaign. As a part of his 1860 presidential campaign strategy Lincoln acquired, in May, 1859, the Illinois Staats-Anzeiger, a German-language newspaper of. To further the cause of Republican Party politics among the German-speaking community of the region. Lincoln acquired the Illinois Staats-Anzeiger through his banker Jacob Bunn. Who was a close personal friend and client of Lincoln. Jacob Bunn and his brother. Were close personal friends of Lincoln and his family, and were industrialists and financiers who established a national and international network of industrial corporations ranging from Chicago railroads and banks to manufacturing corporations of global scale in production and economic impact. A former law partner of Lincoln. Jacob Bunn, John Williams. And Robert Irwin were also among the initial financial contributors to the campaign fund. John Whitfield Bunn spent the remainder of his life in Illinois, and maintained a varied and successful commercial, industrial, and philanthropic career that lasted from 1847 until 1920. A multimillionaire, John W. Bunn exhibited financial commitment and philanthropic loyalty to public causes in Illinois. During the period lasting from 1847 until 1920, John W. Bunn accomplished numerous commercial and industrial objectives, and contributed to the development of numerous distinct industrial and civic sectors of Illinois during the nineteenth century and the twentieth century. Many of the businesses and civic institutions with which the Bunn brothers and their extended family were connected are discussed below. The item “Lincoln Pallbearer Jacob Bunn Hand Written Letter Dated 1877 Todd Mueller COA” is in sale since Tuesday, June 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
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