2020-09 Putnal
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HUNTER, Robert Mercer Taliaferro (1809-1887) was a Virginia lawyer, politician and plantation owner. He was a U.S. Representative (1837-1843, 1845-1847), Speaker of the House (1839-1841), and U.S. Senator (1847-1861). During the American Civil War, Hunter became the Confederate States Secretary of State (1861-1862) and then a Confederate Senator (1862-1865) and critic of President Jefferson Davis. Autograph Letter Signed "R.M.T. Hunter" 1pp. quarto, April 10, 1853, addressed to Hamilton Fish, and reads in part: "...I enclosed your first letter on...appointments to the N.Y. Assay Office to the Secretary of the Treasury...I think he is disposed to treat your recommendations with very great respect. I shall enclose him your letter...backed by my recommendation to go for whichever it may be worth -- which may not be a great deal to judge from my success in Patterson's case. Still I hope he will appoint Mr. Waters..." Very good condition.
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