Autographed Letter Signed to Secretary of State Hamilton Fish

CHOATE, Joseph (1832 - 1917)

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Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1872

Description: 3 pages (front and back) with each two-page spread measuring 8.25 x 10.5 inches, Wall Street, New York, December 14, 1872. Written to Secretary of State Hamilton Fish, in part: "...the appointment of a new U.S. District Attorney for this district is likely to come under consideration with the President immediately upon the legislation of Judge Davis. I take the liberty of invoking your influence in favor of Mr. Joshua M. Van Cott who by his very great services to the profession and the community in the matter of the impeachment of the corrupt judges is entitled to great consideration..." Docketed on the back by Hamilton Fish. Several folds, but still in very good(+) condition.

Comments: Written as a member of the Committee of Seventy, which was instrumental in breaking up the Tweed Ring.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 211970


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