Lot #342
William M. 'Boss' Tweed Signed Endorsement

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Estimate: $200+


Manuscript endorsement, signed “Wm. M. Tweed,” one page, 7.75 x 12.5, April 1853. Letter of recommendation to “Greene C. Bronson…Collector of the Port of New York," in part: "The undersigned residents of the Fifteenth Ward and of the City of New York would most respectfully offer to you the name of Mr. Charles D. Mead, to fill the post of Deputy Collector in the Custom House of the City.” Signed at the conclusion by William M. ‘Boss’ Tweed, and countersigned by nine others. In fine condition, with light soiling, and splitting to the hinge and the central horizontal fold.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021

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