Jun 21, 2018 - Sale 2483

Sale 2483 - Lot 220

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
"YOUR . . . FAVOR . . . WILL BE GRATEFULLY REMEMBERED BY THE REPUBLICANS" VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "MVBuren," as NY Attorney General, to John McCarthy, soliciting his support of NY Senate candidate Charles E. Dudley. 2 pages, 4to, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; minor loss to one corner, some scattered creasing, faint scattered foxing. [Albany], 11 March 1819

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"The Republicans of this City are anxious to obtain for Mr. Dudley a strong support in the County. The prospects from every part of the State are so flattering as to leave no doubts but that the republican party will ultimately act in concert and succeed. I am sorry to learn that some difficulty exists . . . as to the support of Mr. Dudley arising from a wish on the part of your friends to bring you forward. . . . I take the liberty to solicit your . . . favor of Mr. Dudley & to assure you that your doing so will be gratefully remembered by the Republicans of this City."