[Lincoln, Abraham] John Bright,
Radical British orator John Bright (1811-1889) writes an autograph letter signed ("J. Bright") in the text, datelined London, 20 July 1880, informing Mr. (Osgood H.) Oldroyd that "he has no time to write a criticism on the life of President Lincoln. That life is written in imperishable character in the History of the Great-American Republic, & it needs no comment…." In 1880 Bright was elected Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow. With pamphlet on Oldroyd, "Founder and Collector of Lincoln Mementos."
Estimated Value $150 - 200