2 pages (front and back; docketed on page 4), 8 x 5 inches, Boston, August 30, no year, circa 1860. Signed "Nath. P. Banks," probably as governor, thanking the recipient for sending a book. Several folds and creases, but otherwise very good condition.
American soldier and politician; speaker of the House (1854-57); governor of Massachusetts (1858-61); Union major general who captured Port Hudson; commander of Department of the Gulf (1862-65).