FORT WORTH (AP) – A lock of President Abraham Lincoln’s hair will be for sale starting at $10,000 this weekend in Dallas.READ MORE: Buyers Taking Big Risks To Win In DFW Housing Market
Greg Dow is selling his father’s collection of Lincoln memorabilia at an auction Saturday.
Among the items available is a fragment of an 1862 letter written by Lincoln that’s addressed to a Baltimore, Maryland, attorney. In the letter, Lincoln says the Civil War isn’t going well for the Union, but vows to keep fighting. The opening bid for the letter is $10,000.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives In Dallas, Arlington Tuesday
A handwritten military arrest warrant for Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth, also will be up for grabs.
Dow says his father, who died five years ago, was fascinated with presidential assassinations. He tells The Fort Worth Star-Telegram that it’s time to let someone else enjoy owning the items.MORE NEWS: Downtown Dallas Skyline Lit Up In Honor Of COVID-19 Victims, Survivors
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