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    Schuyler Colfax Autograph Letter Signed and Carte de Visite. One page letter with integral blank on imprinted letterhead of the Vice President. 5" x 8"; Washington, January 8, 1872. A letter thanking the recipient for gaiters received for his wife. Uneven tears and paper loss affecting text, heavy toning and discoloration. Together with a wet plate albumen CDV, 2.4" x 4". A handsome half view pose; Hon. Schuyler Colfax is imprinted on the mount. No back mark, a pencil notation on the verso. Evenly toned, near fine. Colfax served as Speaker of the House during the Civil War, and as Grant's Vice President.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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