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JAMES HENRY PLATT JR. - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 33764

Handwritten note citing his years of service in Congress Autograph Note signed: "James H. Platt, Jr./Norfolk,/Virginia/Was elected to the/41st Congress, re-elected/to the 42nd & 43rd", 4¼x4 affixed to a 8¾x5¼. James Henry Platt, Jr.

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JAMES HENRY PLATT, JR.
Handwritten note citing his years of service in Congress
Autograph Note signed: "James H. Platt, Jr./Norfolk,/Virginia/Was elected to the/41st Congress, re-elected/to the 42nd & 43rd", 4¼x4 affixed to a 8¾x5¼. James Henry Platt, Jr. (1837-1894) served in the 3rd Vermont Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, rising from first sergeant to lieutenant colonel. Settling in Petersburg, Virginia after the war, he served 3 terms in the US Congress as a Republican (1870-1875) after Virginia's readmission to the Union, but was defeated in a bid for fourth term. Thereafter he pursued a business career in New York and later Colorado, drowning at age 57. Ink notes (unknown hand). Surface creases. Slightly soiled. Slightly toned. Otherwise, signature in fine condition.

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