DANIEL S. LAMONT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/19/1894 - HFSID 26349
Sale Price $288.00
DANIEL S. LAMONT
He sent this letter to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Hartford, Connecticut as U. S. Secretary of War in 1894. It accompanied an examination of the home's accounts. Lamont was President Grover Cleveland's Secretary of War and his private secretary when Cleveland was Governor of New York.
Typed Letter Signed: "Daniel S. Lamont" as U. S. Secretary of War. Pencil notations at bottom edge and on verso. 1 page, 7¾x10¼, on U. S. War Department letterhead. Feb. 19, 1894. Addressed to General W. B. Franklin, President and Acting Manager of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Hartford, Connecticut. In full: "Sir:- I have the honor to transmit herewith statements showing the results of an examination by this office of the accounts of the H. H. D. V. S. [not enclosed] for the quarter ending June 20, 1893. The ac-counts have been forwarded to the Second Auditor for settlement, together with copies of these statements. It might expedite the final settlement of the accounts if customary amended vouchers, or corrections, were forwarded without delay to the Second Auditor, through the Secretary of War. Very respectfully,". Lamont (1851-1905) was President Grover Cleveland's Secretary of War from 1893 to 1897. Lamont was also his private secretary when Cleveland was Governor of New York (1883-1885). Lightly toned and creased. Show-through from mounting residue on verso (does not touch signature). Folded twice and unfolded. Otherwise, fine condition.
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