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    James Garfield Letter Signed "J. A. Garfield" with cabinet card. One page, 4.5" x 7.5" (sight), on "House of Representatives" letterhead, Washington, May 25, 1880, to New York City customs collector General E. A. Merritt regarding "Thomas J. Nelly, an employee in your Department, who I think is deserving of promotion." With a 4" x 6" (sight) cabinet card, featuring a chest up portrait of the future president. The letter was signed while Garfield was still a Representative from Ohio, six months before being elected twentieth president. Matted to an overall size of 14" x 11".

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    April, 2012
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