Lot #32
William McKinley

Upon nuptial news, the congressman offers “the congratulations of Mrs. McKinley and myself”
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Description

Upon nuptial news, the congressman offers “the congratulations of Mrs. McKinley and myself”

Scarce early ALS signed “Wm. McKinley, Jr.,” one page, 5 x 5.5, April 3, 1885. Letter to Grace Hazlett, offering congratulations on her upcoming marriage to William Upson. In full: “If it is not too late, please accept the congratulations of Mrs. McKinley and myself. I know him and like him. Both have my cordial congratulations.” In fine condition. Hazlett was a close family friend of McKinley’s in Canton, Ohio, and McKinley went on to serve as the family’s lawyer. A desirable, boldly penned letter from his time in the House of Representatives. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #444 - Ended January 14, 2015





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