Rufus King Autograph Letter Signed "Rufus King," one page, 7.75" x 10". Senate Chamber, February 13, 1824. To Augustus Fleming Esqr. In full, "In reply to your letter of the 10th I request you to state to Mr Low, my wish that the money which he proposes to pay me, may be paid into the Bank of New York to my credit." Rufus King, a signer of the Constitution, represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress (1784-1787) then moved to New York, and served as U.S. Senator (1789-1796, 1813-1825). King, Minister to Great Britain (1796-1803, 1825-1826), unsuccessfully ran as Federalist Charles C. Pinckney's running mate for vice president in 1804 and 1808 and against Monroe for President in 1816. Folds and slightly stained, the letter is in fine condition.

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