"MY COURSE HAS BEEN, AND EVER WILL BE, TO SECURE FIRST THE PROSPERITY & HAPPINESS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE"
HOUSTON, Samuel. Autograph letter signed. Washington, D.C. January 15, 1852.
Three-page autograph letter boldly signed from Sam Houston to Gideon Welles, who would become Secretary of the Navy under Lincoln during the Civil War, discussing current foreign policy and Houston's "America First" attitude. $15,000.