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    John Wallace "Captain Jack" Crawford Autograph Letter Signed "Capt Jack Crawford". Two pages, 8.25" x 11", on Crawford's personal letterhead, San Marcial, New Mexico, May 5, 1905, to Brigadier General Daniel W. Benham, Tiffin, Ohio. The "Poet Scout" writes Brig. General Benham (he mistakenly writes "Denham") to apologize for not returning a book he borrowed and to inform him of a recent meeting with President Theodore Roosevelt: "...I was the guest of my old friend Genl John L. Bullis at San Antonio and entertained over 50 of the officers...at his Hd Quarters the night the President arrived - and was at Genl. Lew Hd Quarters next day when the President received the officers & ladies after review I got a great send off from the President. He said no need to introduce Capt Jack Crawford I know him well and am always delighted to shake the hand of a genuine honest frontiersman... ". A wonderful letter with exceptional content. From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.

    Condition: Toned at the fold creases with a few scattered areas of foxing, else very good.


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