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JAMES D. CAMERON. Manuscript LS: "J.D. Cameron" as Grant's Secretary of War, 1p, 7¾x10¼. War Department, Washington City, 1877 January 12. To Attorney General Alphonso Taft transmitting "the original papers in the case of John Devlin" [not present] requested by him on January 9th. Cameron, son of Lincoln's first Secretary of War Simon Cameron, had succeeded Taft as Grant's Secretary of War on June 1, 1876, serving until Grant's term ended on March 3, 1877. Two days later, the Pennsylvania state legislature elected him U.S. Senator to succeed his 78-year-old father who had resigned to give his 43-year-old son his seat. Lightly creased. Shaded at edges. Vertical shading runs from top to bottom edge touching text. Folds. Horizontal folds touch signature and one line of text. Nicked edge. Originally inlaid, remnants remain at upper left and top edge.

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Born: May 14, 1833 in Middletown, Pennsylvania
Died: August 30, 1918 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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