1858 General Lewis Cass Sec.state.sec.war Amb.fr.gov.mich.war Of 1812 Hero Sgn.l For Sale
Genuine, authentic, original hand signed letter of General Lewis Cass.
Cass had an extraordinary military and political career. Cass served with General William Hull in the War of 1812 (including the infamous surrender of Detroit), became the second Territorial Governor of Michigan, and was the United States Senate when he was nominated by the Democratic Party in 1848 to run against General Zachary Taylor (Cass lost). Cass would later become Secretary of War, Secretary of State and Ambassador to France.
The one page, 4to size, handwritten letter in his secretary's hand, Department of State,Washington, DC, Sept. 29, 1858, addressed to Hon. C. E. Stuart, Kalamazoo, Michigan, sending a dispatch from the U.S. Consul in Panama covering a letter to him by M.C.W. Hall of Kalamazoo, asking for information concerning his brother Beach Hallo, who had not been heard from since May 1856, when he was residing in Granada. Boldly signed by Cass in black fountain pen ink. Except for normal mail folds, in very good condition. Along with modern print of Cass as shown in scan. Total: 2 items.
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