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    Leland Stanford Letter Signed. One page, personal letterhead, 8.25" x 10.75", San Francisco, California, August 26, 1891, to the Hon. Thos. Flint Jr. In full, "Enclosed please find a letter to Public Printer Palmer recommending the appointment of Mr. R. P. Stephenson in accordance with the request you made in your letter. I hope that Mr. Stephenson will be successful in obtaining the place he seeks..." The recipient of this letter was a member of a pioneering San Benito County family and one of the leading Republicans in the state of California. Leland Stanford, a business tycoon who founded Stanford University, was a Republican U.S. senator representing California at the time of this writing. Mailing folds and some crinkles, else fine.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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