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DescriptionJohn Tyler Autograph Letter Signed. One page of a bifolium, 4.75" x 7.75", Sherwood Forest, [Virginia]; January 30, 1857. Addressed to Mitchell & Tyler, it reads in full: "Will much oblige me by sending me a pair of light steel mounted spectacles with glasses suited to one who is 66 years of age. It is the only way I can get them as the whole country is ice-bound. If necessary I can exchange them when I can visit Richmond." Signed, "John Tyler."
Condition: Mounting adhesive present in four spots on verso with paper attachment to one portion. Remnants of wax seal remain. .75" open tear to upper left corner of verso. 1" closed tear towards bottom-center. Text not affected. Lightly rubbed with some toning from age. Portion of "r" in signature is gently smudged.
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