ALS signed “Millard Fillmore, Vice Pres't of the U.S.,” one page, 7.5 x 9.5, March 18, 1850. In full: "Understanding that the Reverend Dr. Kennedy of Albany in the State of New York is about to visit Europe for the restoration of his declining health, I take great pleasure in saying that while my official duties as Comptroller required my residence in that city I made the acquaintance of Mr. Kennedy, and regard him as a gentleman of great intelligence and sincere piety, adorning the profession of which he is an honored and esteemed member, and as such I cheerfully recommend him to all with whom his lot may be cast, trusting he may soon be restored to his native land with renovated health." Framed to an overall size of 10 x 12. In fine condition. Fillmore served as vice president under Zachary Taylor for 16 months, becoming president upon Taylor's death on July 9, 1850.
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