John George Nicolay President Lincoln's Personal Secretary Autograph Note'Rare
John George Nicolay [1832 1901] was a German born American author and diplomat who served as the personal secretary for President Abraham Lincoln and later co-authored Abraham Lincoln: A History, a biography of the 16th president. Nicolay immigrated to the United States in 1838 and later settled in Illinois where he he became an editor for the Pike County Free Press. Nicolay became involved in politics and served as secretary of state of Illinois and while in this position met Abraham Lincoln. In 1861, newly elected Lincoln appointed Nicolay as his private secretary, this was also his first official act of his new administration. Nicolay served in this capacity until Lincoln's death in 1865. Shortly before his death Lincoln appointed him to a diplomatic post in France and he later served as the United States Consul to France from 1865 to 1869. In 1886, he and John Hay co-authored Abraham Lincoln, A History of the 16th president and in 1874 Nicolay was a founding member of the Literary Society of Washington. The note references him acknowledging the receipt of some items and is signed''Nicolay'' in black fountain pen. The page measures 7.25 x 3.50 inches, it has trivial toning/soiling/wear otherwise it is in very good condition. The autograph is authentic, uncommon and rare to obtain and will be a desirable addition to any Lincoln collection. We have listed a nice collection of political, aviation, military and astronaut autographs. The following is a sample of our inventory, Harry Houdini, Marilyn Monroe, George Custer, Elvis Presley, U. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, James Garfield, James Monroe, Erwin Rommel, Robert Oppenheimer, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Ernest Hemingway, Abner Doubleday, Auguste Bartholdi, Buffalo Bill Cody, Walt Whitman, Charles Dickens, Margaret Mitchell, Thomas Edison, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Alexander Graham Bell, Laurel & Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, George Patton, Gutzon Borglum, Samuel F.
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- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- President: Abraham Lincoln
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: John George Nicolay
- Signed: Yes
- Industry: Presidential