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BOIES PENROSE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/16/1906 - HFSID 321277

BOIES PENROSE As senator of Pennsylvania, he signs a typed letter regarding rare postage stamps Typed Letter Signed: "Boies Penrose", 1 page, 8½x7½. Washington D.C., 16 May 1906. On official letterhead of the U.S. Senate Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. To "Mr. George L.

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BOIES PENROSE
As senator of Pennsylvania, he signs a typed letter regarding rare postage stamps
Typed Letter Signed: "Boies Penrose", 1 page, 8½x7½. Washington D.C., 16 May 1906. On official letterhead of the U.S. Senate Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. To "Mr. George L. Hickman" of Philadelphia. In full: "On receipt of your communication, relative to your desire to be supplied with specimens of postage stamps of the different issues, I addressed a letter to the Third Assistant Postmaster-General, and enclose herewith his reply which is self explanatory. I regret that I cannot send you more favorable information on the subject. Yours truly." Boies Penrose (1860-1921) was an American lawyer and politician who represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate from 1897 until his death. A republican, Penrose was briefly a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives before being elected to the Senate. He served on several committees, including the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, U.S. Senate Committee on Naval Affairs and U.S. Senate Committee on Post Office and Post Roads. President pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania senate from 1889 to 1891, Penrose also journeyed with the Liberty Bell from New Orleans back to Philadelphia on its 1915 nationwide tour. Normal mailing folds. Creased and toned. Otherwise, fine condition.

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