ASSOCIATE JUSTICE LEVI WOODBURY - PRINTED CIRCULAR LETTER SIGNED IN INK CIRCA 1834 - HFSID 154795
LEVI WOODBURY. Printed Circular signed: "Levi Woodbury" as Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 7¾x9¾. Treasury Department, Washington, D.C., 1834 August 7. Headed: "Circular to Collectors of the Customs." Begins: "Sir".
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LEVI WOODBURY. Printed Circular signed: "Levi Woodbury" as Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 7¾x9¾. Treasury Department, Washington, D.C., 1834 August 7. Headed: "Circular to Collectors of the Customs." Begins: "Sir". In full: "In order that the Department may be able to make the report to Congress required by the annexed copy of an act approved the 30th of June last, I have to request that you will furnish me with the information called for by the law on or before the first day of November next. The tenth and twelfth clauses of the provisoes of the 2d section of the act of 14th July, 1832, referred to in the foregoing act, are also annexed." The Act and the clauses mentioned in this letter are imprinted at lower portion of sheet. Levi Woodbury (1789-1851) was President 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). In 1845, Woodbury was appointed Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court by President Polk, serving until his death in 1851. Woodbury's other elected offices also included Governor of New Hampshire (1823-1824) and U.S. Senator from the state (1825-1831, 1841-1845). He sought the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1848. Lightly creased. Soiled at lower portion, touching 5 lines of text. Lightly shaded at blank right margin. Irregular left edge from removal from bound book. Overall, fine condition.
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