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Group of ten (10) Autograph Letters Signed by various politicians, addressed to the Secretary of the Navy, includes : ALS by Chilton Allan (1786-1858) was a United States Representative from Kentucky, 1pp. Washington City, April 22, 1835...plus; ALS by William Segar Archer (1789-1855) was a politician and lawyer from Virginia who served in the United States Senate from 1841 to 1847. He was the nephew of Joseph Eggleston, 1pp. quarto, Westminster, Vermont, June 9, 1834, pertaining to candidate for midshipam, William Brayton, “his deceased father who was a judge of our Supreme Court and died poor, and still more for his grandmother who was the widow of Old Ethan...”. Fine condition....plus; ALS by Samuel Rossiter Betts (1786-1868) was an American politician, a U.S. Representative from New York, and a long-serving United States federal judge, 2pp. quarto, New York, February 22, 1833, pertaining to an appointment. Fine condition...plus; ALS William Czar Bradley (1782-1867) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1pp. quarto, June 12, 1834, recommending a man. Fine condition...plus; ALS by David Kilgore (1804-1879) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1pp. quarto, December 5, 1833, pertaining to an appointment. Fine condition...plus; ALS by Amasa Junius Parker (1807-1890) was a U.S. Representative from New York and a justice of the New York Supreme Court, 1pp. quarto, House of Representatives, April 9, 1838, pertaining to a medical appointment. Fine condition...plus; ALS by Edward Curtis (1801-1856) was a Representative from New York for two terms, March 4, 1837 through March 3, 1841. He served as Collector of the Port of New York beginning on March 23, 1841 until July 7, 1844, 4pp. quarto, March 14, 1849, pertaining to an appointment for a man with family connections to Governor Fish and many high ranking Whigs. Fine condition....plus; ALS by Henry Bennett (1808-1868) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New York, 3pp. quarto, House of Representatives, December 26, 1850, pertainng to an appointment. Fine condition...plus; TLS by Jonathan Prentiss Dolliver (1858-1910) was a Republican orator, U.S. Representative, then U.S. Senator from Iowa at the turn of the 20th century. In 1900 and 1908 Republican National Conventions, he was promoted as a vice-presidential candidate, but he was never chosen, 1pp. quarto, on his US Senate letterhead, March 30, 1906, pertaining to a speech. Fine condition...plus; ALS by Joseph Merrill Harper (1787-1865) was an American physician, banker and Jacksonian politician in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives, the New Hampshire State Senate and the New Hampshire House of Representatives and was Acting Governor of New Hampshire, 1pp. quarto, January 16, 1837, US House of Represenatives, pertaining to an appointment. Fine condition.
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Group of Documents Sent To The Secretary of the Navy

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $121.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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