Jun 21, 2018 - Sale 2483

Sale 2483 - Lot 221

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
VAN BUREN, MARTIN. Autograph Letter Signed, "MVanBuren," as Secretary of State, to law partner Benjamin F. Butler, offering him an appointment as Commissioner according to the terms defined in a treaty with Denmark. 2 1/4 pages, 4to, written on a folded sheet; faint scattered soiling; matted in a double-sided frame. Washington, 29 September 1830

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". . . [T]he President [Jackson] has authorized me to offer you the appointment of one of the Commissioners under the Treaty with Denmark. The Treaty limits the duration of the Commission to two years. . . . The Commissioners will probably meet here for a few months in the year until the business is completed. . . ."