Lot #219
Henry Clay

Secretary Clay forwards a commission to the new attorney "for the district of New Jersey"
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Estimate: $400+

Description

Secretary Clay forwards a commission to the new attorney "for the district of New Jersey"

LS as secretary of state, signed “H. Clay,” one page, 7.5 x 9, January 15, 1828. Handwritten letter to Lucius Elmer, the attorney for the district of New Jersey, in full: "The President by and with the advice and Consent of the Senate, having appointed you Attorney of the United States, for the District of New Jersey, I have the honour of forwarding herewith your Commission, the receipt of which you will be pleased to acknowledge." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021





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