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Lot #48
Millard Fillmore

Fillmore “Whigs” out in an 1851 LS as President

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Fillmore “Whigs” out in an 1851 LS as President

Boldly signed LS as president, one page, 7.25 x 9, March 10, 1851. Fillmore writes to J. N. Stokes in Philadelphia. In part: “The copy of the proceedings of a meeting of Whig citizens of Philadelphia which you presented to me … I have to-day referred to the Secy. of the Treasury; and the request contained in them for certain changes in the Custom House in your city shall at a proper time receive due consideration….” Matted and framed with a 19th-century engraving to an overall size of 20.5 x 15.5. Light intersecting mailing folds (vertical fold between first and last name) and slight haloing and offsetting of text ink (not affecting signature), otherwise fine, bright condition. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #323 - Ended July 18, 2007