DescriptionTwelve Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Letters covering wide topics, such as Europe, the delivery of a "Bust of Bonaparte", the nullification crisis of 1833, public education, science, various legal matters, and a property-lease conveyance possibly addressed to Sam Houston. All letters are in fine condition.
1. Document Signed "Jno. Hopkins Com Loans for Virga." Written from "United States Loan Office State of Virga.," June 10, 95.
2. Sam W. Johnson Autograph Letter Signed from New York, December 27, 1795, to Major Joseph Perkins.
3. George Logan Autograph Letter Signed from Philadelphia, November 17, 1798, to George Clinton, "Respected Citisen."
4. C. D. Van Ness Autograph Letter Signed from Burlington, April 13, 1813, to "Mr. Gould, Bookseller."
5. Jesse D. Elliott Autograph Letter Signed from "U.S. Ship Natchez off Cape Henry", January 4, 1833, to Isaac B. Parker.
6. C. F. Mercer Autograph Letter Signed from "U. of Va.", March 12, 1834, to General I. Van Rensalaer.
7. J. S. Barbour Autograph Letter Signed from Catalpa, November 14, 1834, to J. Andrews.
8. Emily Beale Document (unsigned) conveying a lease agreement (not included) to "Mr. [Sam?] Houston". The document is addressed to "Houston Esq." and seems to be sent in the care of "Senor Cadleron de la Barca (Lease)", who was to offer "compliments to Mr. Houston." Written from "Washington City", April 11, 1839.
9. D. W. Coxe Autograph Letter Signed from Le Havre, France, August 16, 1846, to E. S. Burd.
10. William Slade Autograph Letter Signed from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, September 4, 1851, to "Madam."
11. George Harris Autograph Letter Signed from Providence, Rhode Island, March 4, 1872, to William Sprague.
12. Three-page unsigned academic treatise on the workings of "the human mind." N.p., n.d.
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