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    [Chester A. Arthur] Archive of Chester A. Arthur Administration Cabinet Correspondence, Circa 1882-1884. Includes: 1) Charles J. Folger Document Signed as Secretary of the Treasury "Chas. J. Folger", two pages, 7.75" x 10", on Treasury Department letterhead, [Washington], April 11, 1882, to Attorney General B. H. Brewster, the letter concerns payment withheld from the Pacific Railroad of Missouri on account of debt incurred in rebuilding bridges in 1864-65, slightly toned, else fine. 2) William E. Chandler Typed Letter Signed as Secretary of the Navy "W. E. Chandler", one page, 7.5" x 9.75", on Navy Department letterhead, Washington, September 28, 1883, to J. H. Wilson, Boston, with the usual fold creases and with scattered toning, else very good condition. 3) Walter Q. Gresham Autograph Letter Signed as Postmaster General "W. Q. Gresham", two pages, 8" x 10.25", Washington, undated but with a Justice Department docket date of May 10, 1883, to Attorney General B. H. Brewster, Washington, toned and with the usual fold creases, else very good. 4) Benjamin H. Brewster Typed Letter Signed as Attorney General "Benjamin Harris Brewster", one page, 8" x 10", on Department of Justice letterhead, Washington, February 16 1884, to John D. Townsend, New York, toned, slightly chipped at the edges and with the usual fold creases, else with a bold signature and in very good condition. 5) Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen Document Signed as Secretary of State "Fred. T. Frelinghuysen", one page, 4.75" x 8", on Department of State letterhead, Washington, November 29, 1884, to W. J. Nevins, Brooklyn, with scattered light foxing, otherwise very good. 6) Frank Hatton Document Signed as Postmaster General "Frank Hatton", two pages, 5" x 8", on Post Office Department letterhead, Washington, no date, to M. P. Handy, Philadelphia, very good condition.

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