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    William J. Worth Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 8" x 10", circa 1848. After finding that his friend Colonel J. B. Van Schaick had checked into the "U.S. Hotel," General William Worth writes this letter requesting a meeting. In part:

    "I am this moment come to Town & find your name on the Book for you. The Home [?] has been searched in vain. I have an engagement for the Opera to night where I hope to meet you. Any how. I will call tonight & if I fail in finding you again: tomorrow morning."

    Four integral pages, age-toned. On the fourth page, General Worth addressed the letter to "Col. J. B. Van Schaick / U.S. Hotel." This page contains mounting remnants.

    Worth commanded the Texas Rangers at the Battle of Monterrey, where their gallantry made them national heroes.

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