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PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/08/1896 - HFSID 16576

GROVER CLEVELAND The President writes to Robert E. Lee's nephew before appointing him Consul General in Havana. ALS: "Grover Cleveland" as 24th U.S. President, 1½p, 4½x6¾, front and verso. Executive Mansion, Washington, 1896 April 8.

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GROVER CLEVELAND
The President writes to Robert E. Lee's nephew before appointing him Consul General in Havana.
ALS: "Grover Cleveland" as 24th U.S. President, 1½p, 4½x6¾, front and verso. Executive Mansion, Washington, 1896 April 8. In full: "I advise the utmost freedom of conference with the Secretary of State and inasmuch as the presence of his engagement to=day may prevent his spending much time with you, I wish you would follow his suggestion as to your consultation with the First Assistant." Light show through. Fine condition. With Executive Mansion envelope addressed by the President to: "Hon. Fitzhugh Lee/Care of Coms of Internal Revenue/Washington/D.C.". Marked "Personal". Soiled, torn at top edge, touching letterhead. MAJOR GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE saw service in the Civil War and led the last charge of the Confederates at Farmville, Virginia on April 9, 1865, the same day that his uncle Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox. He had been Governor of Virginia (1886-1890) before President Cleveland appointed him Consul General in Havana later in 1896. Two items.

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