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7 letters signed by politicians and statesmen  

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Lot of 7 autograph letters signed by politicians and statesmen


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Includes: Lewis R. Morris (1760-1825) U.S. Rep. from Vermont, to Robert Harper, regarding the bill to repeal the Judiciary and abolish the internal revenue. Washington: 16 Jan. 1802. * Walter Lowrie (1784-1868), former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and Secretary of the Senate, two letters to Rev. Cornelius Cuyler in Philadelphia, regarding church matters. (1 letter a bit stained, short splits at folds.) Washington & New York: 1836. * Garrett Davis (1801-1872), sometime Representative and Senator from Kentucky, to Jonathan Rivas(?), about subscribing to the Intelligencer, and some politics ("If old Rough & Ready is a candidate for reelection, he having both Houses of Congress will add 10 per cent to his capital and prospects.") Paris, KY: Jan 4, 1850. * James Brady, a New York lawyer, to James Buchanan, recommending a friend for a job in the new administration. New York: March 14, 1857. * Schuyler Colfax (1823-1885), Speaker of the House & Grant's Vice President, to Wheeler, his partner in the South Bend newspaper St. Joseph Valley Register. Washington: Jan. 11, 1861. * Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), statesmen, politician and historian, to an unnamed recipient, regarding a speech he has prepared on "the gravity of the problems presented by the growth of wealth & the consequent widening of he gap between rich & poor societies..." Dec. 4th, 1884. Provenance: A private California collection.

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