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    General Winfield Scott Autograph Letter Signed "Winfield Scott". Two pages on an integral leaf, 4.5" x 7", West Point, July 18, 1859, to Governor Hamilton Fish. A personal letter which reads, in part: "Divers little accidents, including bad weather, have prevented me from visiting the city since the arrival of the Arago, but I am happy to learn...that you & family have returned in safety and in health...". Hamilton Fish had just returned from Europe. He supported Lincoln for Republican candidate for President in 1860. Light toning and old fold creases, otherwise in very good condition.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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