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    Chester Arthur Document Signed "C. A. Arthur" as Collector of the Port of New York. One page, 9.5" x 16", August 31, 1876, "District of New York". This document is a "Statement of Moneys deposited with [Assistant Treasurer of the U.S.] Thomas Hillhouse." With some separation and tape-repair at folds. Near fine. Framed and matted with a likeness of Arthur to an overall size of 26" x 23.5".

    More Information: Thomas Hillhouse (1817-1897), a New York politician and banker, served as assistant treasurer of the U.S. until 1881. Chester Arthur (1829-1886), the twenty-first president, was appointed collector by President Grant and served as collector from 1871-1878. He was elected as President Garfield's vice president in early 1881. After Garfield's assassination in September, Arthur became the twenty-first president.

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    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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