Richard Rush 1828 Autograph Letter Signed Richard Rush (1780-1859) U.S. Attorney General under Presidents James Madison and James Monroe, 1828 Democratic-Republican candidate for Vice President, Secretary of the Treasury under John Quincy Adams, Minister to England and France. Autograph letter signed, two pages, 8" x 10", September 30, 1828. Rush writes to forward a manuscript of behalf of Judge George Hay. "Judge Hay, the son in Law of Mr. Monroe, has put the enclosed manuscript into my hands, with a request that I forward it to your address... the very great delay which has taken place in this act, is a source of extreme mortification to Judge Hay. He mentions to me that the manuscript ought to have been sent more than three years ago, and he thought that it had been..." Hay (1765-1830) served as U.S. Attorney for Virginia and led the prosecution of Aaron Burr for treason. A clean letter with an excellent signature. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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