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Description: A superb example of Davis’ signature on a gilded, beveled-edge card.

Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) served as U.S. Secretary of War, as well as, U.S. Senator from Mississippi before the Civil War. In 1861 Davis was elected to be President of the Confederate States and served in that capacity throughout the war.

Card measures: 2″ x 4″. Archivally matted to 15 5/8″ x 10 3/8″ with a period steel engraved portrait. Item #A01271

Condition: Lightly toned around perimeter, evidence of mounting on blank verso. Generally, very good, with a large, bold signature.