DescriptionHoratio Seymour Autograph Letter Signed as Governor of New York. One and a quarter pages with integral address cover; 7.75" x 9.75"; Albany; September 23, 1864. A letter to a Colonel Stonehouse introducing A.F. Kibbe and asking his assistance in "getting some men mustered in to the credit of Schoharie County..." With flattened folds and creasing; light soiling to address cover. Small tear at top margin.
Together with a period secretarial fair copy of a proclamation issued by Seymour on July 12, 1864 ordering an increase of New York troops to "the maximum numbers." Four pages, 8.5" x 13". Great content referencing the cost of the New York riots and Lincoln's draft notice. The pages are bound with a metal clasp at top. With folds, and light soiling on the verso of the last page. Top edges have light chipping. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.
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