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We have to nineteenth century classic Alexis for you today.
Joining us now is Patrick -- he's from Chris Patrick first of all but blood on most interest in the -- is the letter from.
To general McClellan yes.
And he wrote this letter and signed it into his own hands on an entirely in his own -- nine days before it filed McClellan views at the end of his -- with -- -- five weeks after the great battle -- -- -- -- McClellan had done essentially nothing.
He'd been badgering Lincoln for reinforcements he even sent one letter saying we need more horses Lincoln had a famous reply.
What man asks have you courses done that could have fifty getting fed up.
And now all of second -- -- what we showed our audience the left now I wanna just quote from it so you know exactly what is left reciting.
He is Lincoln he's saying.
And now I ask a distinct answer to the question.
-- -- -- pup list not to go into action sounds pretty -- pretty -- McClellan earlier that day had sent yet another request for reinforcements.
And Lincoln had had with that certified in -- in -- -- nine days later he might get one more chance but he fired him let's get right and it is this letter was how much.
We've estimated 30050000.
We expect it to go quite a bit over that frankly you do over -- either yet look at have a fully pass judgment on that price which I think is Rob Lowe who.
But before do that.
Move on to the second -- and you've got we guessed that this is from Edgar -- hotel it's a very exciting -- -- -- that are newly discovered which is they're great treat when you.
They've come across letter that no one has known about you enthusiastic about it yes -- it's it's I I almost get a fell out of my chair when I saw that's not standing up.
I it's a letter to the editor who would publish the telltale heart for one of his most famous stories.
There's an uninteresting wrinkle to this that collectors would focus or not he uses his full name Edgar Allan -- He usually -- -- and -- a part of that matters to collectors.
How but that these days this year reference to this story's magic to -- collectors now I'm gonna quote from -- left and you see it in them in the big reform that.
The -- in question is entitle the tell tale is entitled to visit -- -- -- is entitled the telltale -- Might I beg you view the funny about -- -- problem.
Why he's being very -- is this is his first interaction with the senator he's dating him the favorite to do publish the management he had offered it to another editor.
Who had sat on it and given -- reply and -- like Lincoln was fed up with the delay.
And -- and he did that first editor ultimately rejected this story is go back and running the Lincoln he doesn't days I got that lets you look there's a financial programs that get right -- -- how much do you expect the at Gallup poll lead -- -- go full.
We've estimated that one at forty to 60000 dollars but we expect that went to go considerably over the investment.
-- missing the Lincoln left yes Tim McClelland right before -- -- as the guy he's really fired up -- our president Lincoln the great president Lincoln.
You say thirty to 50000 may be more okay studied a fifty pounds and instead get -- -- to make people an obscure novelist tests forty to 60000.
Why is the -- worth more than Lincoln's left.
-- on economics program it's a simple matter of supply and demand -- -- letters are much rarer than Lincoln -- it's it's a surprising things that people learn that that presidential letters generally are not rare.
And there's a wide range for Lincoln managed for example you can buy one for his cheapest 3000 dollars or you could take three million dollars -- depends on the context -- -- -- which Lincoln left.
Would be worth three million dollar -- -- dressed as it's one that we saw on February 12 2009 the very -- of Lincoln's bicentennial we solve a four page handwritten speech manuscript.
Speech that he delivered from the balcony of the White House.
The 91 reelection in 1964.
We sell that for 3.4 million dollars what about the Gettysburg address that was very short didn't he might have his own he brought that out in his own hand and he -- out for charity purposes.
Souvenir versions have -- that -- an auction during the war.
To raise funds for wounded soldiers or you were honoring wounded veterans who will not be worth millions and millions in the national -- an -- -- under and then in the National Archives Library of Congress.
They would be worth.
Untold millions if that are held -- -- so no original of the Gettysburg address ever repeat is on the market now that not -- Again you know who made that -- on this Lincoln that document is stellar rightly.
He is a famous collector presidential writings and memorabilia and he's got quite the collection for no reason affectionately call from a -- Riley knows erratic her sister thing you know sort of on this.
-- won't have that option is next Friday Wii from today 10 am shocked.
Tonight show take take off from work and considered a good thing yeah not nice -- Patrick -- -- -- we really appreciate that no thank you was not a McGrath -- is thanks for joining us thank you very much.
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