HistoryForSale Autographs
Join our email mailing list: 

Print Document Description  Print this page Questions about authenticity? Click Here


Signature from the 36th US Postmaster General under President Cleveland
Signature: "W.S. Bissell". 4¼x2½. Wilson Shannon Bissell (1847-1903) was an American politician who served as the 36th US Postmaster General from 1893 to 1895. Originally from New London, New York, Bissell was the law partner of future President Grover Cleveland from 1873 to 1882. He entered the Democratic Party as a candidate for Presidential Elector in 1888. He was also a delegate to the 1896 Democratic National Convention. In efforts to persuade him to establish a post office in the township, Apgar's Corners in New Jersey was renamed the village of Bissell in 1893. Fine condition.

For more documents by these signers click the names below:


This website image contains our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
Our Signer Sales Event is Here!!!
Try our Make-An-Offer Feature!
  Add to your purchase our informative and authoritative Handbook of Historical Documents for only $19.95 (normally $39.95). This 253 page hardcover volume makes a great gift for anyone interested in the autograph and manuscript collecting field! Click Here for more information.
Act Now as this Promotion Ends 10/28/2018
* Limit one discount per document.
  $90.00 (USD)
Special 20% Off Price:   $72.00 (USD)
Price shown is the final price for this document.
Other discounts are not applied to this document

Click here to pop open a floating
Shopper's Currency Converter window.

Make Best Offer on this document

All documents are being offered on a first-come first-serve basis and are sold unframed unless otherwise specified.

This website requires that cookies be enabled in your browser.

Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool.

Born: December 31, 1847 in Rome, New York
Died: October 6, 1903 in Buffalo, New York

<< Previous Page


[ Home ] [ Shopping Cart ] [ Autograph Definitions ] [ Privacy & Security ] [ Terms & Conditions ] [ Contact us ]
Copyright © 2000-2018 Gallery of History Direct. All Rights Reserved.