HAMILTON FISH - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 312396
Sale Price $180.00
Signature of the Governor, Senator and Secretary of State
Signature: "Hamilton Fish", 4x1. Hamilton Fish (1808-1893)served New York as Governor (1849-1850), Congressman (1843-1845) and Senator (1851-1857) and was President Grant's only Secretary of State (1869-1877). Originally elected as a Whig, Fish joined the new Republican Party during his term in the Senate. He proved a very capable Secretary of State, peacefully resolving several thorny international disputes. His son, grandson and great-grandson, each named Hamilton Fish, represented New York in the House of Representatives. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso. Adhesive residue on verso. Fine condition.
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