That letter will be on the block in early April at Sotheby’s, and could well bring $5M.
It’s hard to say which I would rather have; this, or the Triceratops that Christie’s will auction off in three weeks.
On one hand, you have a letter from Abraham Lincoln addressing the seminal issue of emancipation – a decision on his part that has effect even today, and on the other you have a Triceratops…
I’d have to go with the dinosaur. Does that make me a bad person?