Autographed Letter Signed to a future Civil War general and politician

THROOP, Enos T. (1784 - 1874)

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Place Published: Auburn, NY
Date Published: 1830

Description: 2 pages (front and back), 9.75 x 8 inches, addressed on the back of an accompanying blank page, Auburn, New York, August 2, 1830. Written by the Governor of New York to John A. Dix, who distinguished himself as a Union Major General in the Civil War and later became New York's Governor himself, in part: "...I have some applicants who have been long in the field on this & other occasions...I do not know but that political complications will in the end compel me to yield to the application of one of's a matter of satisfaction that I have such names as yours to resort to, in case I should conclude to disappoint the eager applicants..." The ink from each page shows through on the other side; several closed tears; chip caused by a wax seal; minor staining. Good condition.

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

Book ID: 249871

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