ASSOCIATE JUSTICE LEVI WOODBURY - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 08/22/1836 - HFSID 174940
LEVI WOODBURY Ordering the issuance of a draft of $75,000. Manuscript LS: "Levi Woodbury" as Jackson's Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 8x10. Treasury Department, 1834 August 22.To Thomas Emerson, President of Bank of Windsor, Vermont.
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Ordering the issuance of a draft of $75,000.
Manuscript LS: "Levi Woodbury" as Jackson's Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 8x10. Treasury Department, 1834 August 22.To Thomas Emerson, President of Bank of Windsor, Vermont.In full: "I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of August 14th. On the 12th of August I instructed the Treasurer of the U.S. to issue a transfer draft for $75,000, on the Bank of America at New York, in favor of your Bank, and payable at Windsor, Septr 1st." Woodbury was Jackson's Secretary of the Navy (1831-1834) and Secretary of the Treasury (1834-1837), continuing in the Treasury when Van Buren became President (1837-1841). Woodbury was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by President Polk and served on the Supreme Court from 1845 until his death in 1851. He wrote this letter just seven weeks after switching from Navy to Treasury. Folds, lightly creased, not touching signature. Fine condition.
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