ALS signed “S. A. Douglas,” one page, 4.75 x 7.25, January 16, 1857. Letter to J. M. Carlisle, in part: "Permit me to introduce to you my young friend and constituent Mr. Nathaniel Wilson of Illinois, who desires to procure a situation to study law. He brings me letters from my friends of the highest & most satisfactory character, and I take pleasure in presenting him to you." Affixed along the left edge to a slightly larger sheet. In fine condition.
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