HistoryForSale Autographs
Join our email mailing list: 
 

Print Document Description  Print this page Questions about authenticity? Click Here

ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/18/1900 - HFSID 24128

 
GEORGE DEWEY
Written during the time the Democrats wanted the war hero to run for President.
TLS: "George Dewey", 1p, 8x10½. Washington, 1900 June 18. To Rev. W.E. Barton, D.C., Oak Park, Illinois. In full: "I am in receipt of your letter of the 15th instant, in regard to the approaching celebration at Three Oaks, Mich. Please convey to the people of that village my sincere regret that I am unable to be with them, my congratulations on securing the trophy which is to be dedicated, and my best wishes for their prosperity both as individuals and as a village." During the Spanish-American War, GEORGE DEWEY (1837-1917) destroyed the Spanish squadron in the Battle of Manila Bay (July 1, 1898). In March 1899, Dewey was made Admiral of the Navy, a rank created especially for him and the highest held by an American naval officer. In April, two months before he wrote this letter, Admiral Dewey announced from Washington his willingness to serve as President "if the American people want me for this high office". A cartoon published in the July 7, 1900 issue of "Harper's Weekly", about two weeks after this letter, pictured Dewey on the floor of the Democratic National Convention. Folds, vertical fold touches the "D" in Dewey, lightly creased. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso (show through at upper margin). Overall, fine condition.


For more documents by these signers click the names below:

ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY  


This website image contains our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
 
Our Signer Sales Event is Here!!!
10% OFF DOCUMENTS $500 AND UNDER!
15% OFF ALL DOCUMENTS OVER $1000!
Try our Make-An-Offer Feature!
  Add to your purchase our informative and authoritative Handbook of Historical Documents for only $19.95 (normally $39.95). This 253 page hardcover volume makes a great gift for anyone interested in the autograph and manuscript collecting field! Click Here for more information.
Act Now as this Promotion Ends 10/21/2018
* Limit one discount per document.
  $440.00 (USD)
Special 10% Off Price:   $396.00 (USD)
Price shown is the final price for this document.
Other discounts are not applied to this document

Click here to pop open a floating
Shopper's Currency Converter window.

Make Best Offer on this document


All documents are being offered on a first-come first-serve basis and are sold unframed unless otherwise specified.


This website requires that cookies be enabled in your browser.




Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool.

    
ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY
Born: December 26, 1837
Died: January 16, 1917



<< Previous Page




 

[ Home ] [ Shopping Cart ] [ Autograph Definitions ] [ Privacy & Security ] [ Terms & Conditions ] [ Contact us ]
Copyright © 2000-2018 Gallery of History Direct. All Rights Reserved.