WARNER MILLER - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 02/03/1887 - HFSID 13781
Sale Price $255.00
As US Senator, he writes to arrange a meeting with a New York constituent.
Autograph Letter signed: "Warner Miller", 1 page, 8x10. Washington, D.C., 1887 February 3. On Senate letterhead to James S. Lehmair, New York City. In full: "I am in receipt of yours of the 2nd. I go to New York tomorrow P. M. and will be there Saturday and Sunday A. M. If you can find time to call at the Hotel, I will give you a definite answer as to whether I can attend the dinner on the 12th. Thanking you for your great courtesy, I beg to remain, Yours truly". Warner Miller (1838-1918) served in the New York volunteer cavalry during the Civil War, rising from private to lieutenant, captured as a prisoner of war and then released in a prisoner exchange. He founded a wood pulp business, becoming President of the American Pulp and Paper Association while serving in the New York State Assembly, as noted here. A Republican, he served in the US House of Representatives (1879-1881), and then the US Senate (1881-1887). He unsuccessfully sought the office of Governor of New York in 1888, the year he wrote this letter. Notches at left edge from binding. Toned. Multiple mailing folds. Ink stamps. Corners lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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