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    Chester A. Arthur Letter Signed. One page of a bifolium, 5" x 8", Washington, March 7, 1885. In full:

    "My dear Colonel: I have your letter of the fourth instant and thank you for your kind expressions and good wishes. Very faithfully, yours, Chester A. Arthur".

    Arthur left office as President just three days prior, on March 4, 1885, having taken office after the assassination of James A. Garfield. He had appointed Colonel Crosby to serve as Governor of Montana Territory.

    Condition: Toned throughout, very light foxing, and usual mail folds. Some soiling along top edge on verso, else fine.


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