Closing salutation signed by Franklin Pierce
Closing Salutation Signed by President Franklin Pierce.
Item Number: 78647
Signed by the 14th President of the United States. The salutation reads “Very respectfully, Yr. Obdt. Servt., Franklin Pierce.” Matted and framed with a photograph of Pierce.
The 14th President of the United States, Franklin Pierce, was a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation. He alienated anti-slavery groups by championing and signing the Kansas–Nebraska Act and enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act.