Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 6

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(AUTOGRAPHS.) Seward, William. Autograph Letter Signed as Governor of New York to William Thomas M.D. of Philadelphia. One page, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, plus integral address leaf marked "10" for postage; moderate wear and short tape repairs at folds, address leaf nearly detached. Albany, NY, 10 January 1840

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Lincoln's future Secretary of State acknowledges a recommendation for a patronage position as revenue collector in Dutchess County, NY, and also comments on the recent Whig national convention which nominated the Harrison-Tyler ticket for the presidency: "I concur fully in the sentiments you express concerning the result of the deliberations at Harrisburg." with--a Civil War-era carte-de-visite portrait of Seward on a plain mount.