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    Henry Dearborn 1805 Autograph Letter to His Son signed "H. Dearborn". Two pages, 7.75" x 9.75", Washington, October 5, 1805, to his son, Henry Alexander Dearborn. An interesting letter written by Revolutionary War veteran and Secretary of War relaying news from home and giving fatherly advice concerning a certain woman his son has designs upon: "I find that Miss C. makes very light of any contemplated connection with you, she says her friends would never have consented to her connection with you. I hope you will care as little about her as she appears to about you." Dearborn also writes that "Mr. & Mrs. Mason and family are at our house, the President, Mr. Gallatin & Mr. Srisetts [sic] have arrived, Mr. Madison is expected tomorrow." The letter has uniformly toned with age and the usual fold creases, else very good condition. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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