Transmittal envelope, 8.75 x 3.75, addressed by Tyler to "Hon. Caleb Cushing, H. of R.," and franked at the top, "J. Tyler." In very good condition, with creasing, toning, and staining. Cushing served as a member of the House of Representatives from the third district of Massachusetts from 1835-1843. In 1843, President Tyler nominated Cushing for U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, but the Senate refused to confirm him; Tyler then appointed him as ambassador to China.
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