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CHARLES ANDERSON DANA - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/02/1892 - HFSID 40268

CHARLES A. DANA New York Sun editor and part-owner Charles A. Dana wrote this letter from New York in 1892, asking a postmaster to give someone a job. Autograph letter signed "C.A. Dana." 1 page, 4x4¾. New York, Sept. 2, 1892.

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CHARLES A. DANA
New York Sun editor and part-owner Charles A. Dana wrote this letter from New York in 1892, asking a postmaster to give someone a job.
Autograph letter signed "C.A. Dana." 1 page, 4x4¾. New York, Sept. 2, 1892. In full: "My dear Postmaster: Can you find em-ployment for James Foster? If you can, it will be a favor to an old friend. Yours truly". Dana (1819-1897), born Charles Anderson Dana, was the city and later managing editor of Horace Greeley's New York Tribune (1847-1862) and served as President Abraham Lincoln's Assistant Secretary of War (1863-1865). From 1868 until his death in 1897, Dana was part-owner and editor of the New York Sun. Lightly toned. Lightly discoloration near bottom edge, which touches signature. Neatly torn from notebook or pad at left edge. Otherwise in fine condition.

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