South Bend, IN: 1865.
Autographed letter signed regarding an offer to a friend, in part: "...His addresses cannot fail to be instructive & valuable for he's a ready speaker, and a quick observer. His memory must be full of valuable & interesting facts acquired in our long journey..." 1 page, 8vo, 7.75 x 5 inches, on plain blind-stamped paper (lower right corner chipped, small stain on front, glue marks on verso). South Bend, Indiana October 12, 1865. Very good(-) condition.
Grant's Vice President, whose career was sunk in the Credit Mobilier scandal.