Sale 2519 - Lot 6
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"ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE" TO LECTURE IN WARTIME (CIVIL WAR.) SEWARD, WILLIAM H. Letter Signed, as Secretary of State, to Chairman of the Lecture Committee J.R. Sypher, declining an invitation to deliver a lecture. 1 page, 4to, "Department of State" stationery, with integral blank; remnants of mounting stub along right edge verso, horizontal fold. Washington, 26 January 1865
". . . I regret to state that it is absolutely impossible for me to accept the invitation to deliver a lecture before the Linnaean Society of the City and County of Lancaster, Pennsylvania."