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Judah P. Benjamin Autograph Letter Signed, 1834, two-page legal document regarding collection of a promissory note, 12 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. This is early piece form Benjamin when he just became a Lawyer at the age of 22 in 1833. Judah Philip Benjamin, QC (August 11, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was a lawyer and politician who was a United States Senator from Louisiana, a Cabinet officer of the Confederate States and, after his escape to the United Kingdom at the end of the American Civil War, an English barrister. Benjamin was the first Jew to hold a Cabinet position in North America, and the first to be elected to the United States Senate who had not renounced that faith. (He was preceded by David Levy Yulee.) He successively held the Cabinet positions of Attorney General, Secretary of War, and Secretary of State of the Confederate States of America.
Judah P. Benjamin Autograph Letter SignedJudah P. Benjamin Autograph Letter SignedJudah P. Benjamin Autograph Letter Signed
Judah P. Benjamin Autograph Letter Signed
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $750.00
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

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