ROSCOE CONKLING - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/08/1883 - HFSID 102191
ROSCOE CONKLING. ALS: "Roscoe Conkling", 1½p, 5½x8½, separate sheets. New York, 1883 April 8. To Col. Chas. D. Miller, Geneva, N.Y. In full:
Sale Price $432.00
ROSCOE CONKLING. ALS: "Roscoe Conkling", 1½p, 5½x8½, separate sheets. New York, 1883 April 8. To Col. Chas. D. Miller, Geneva, N.Y. In full: "A friend asks me to find him a pair of horses, or two single ones to match, say 15½ hands, of fair style, to drive, able to do three minutes at least. Can you out of your enviable knowledge tell me where they are? I do not wish to bother you, but to enquire. Thanking you in advance." Conkling had resigned from the U.S. Senate in 1881 to protest President Garfield's appointments. In 1882, appointed by President Arthur to the Supreme Court and confirmed by the Senate, Conkling declined to accept. Lightly creased. Horizontal fold touches the "onk" in Conkling. Fine condition.
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