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    Franklin Pierce Autograph Letter Signed as Senator from New Hampshire. Two pages including integral address leaf, penned on recto of first page only, 7.75" x 10", Concord, September 3, 1845. Interesting letter addressed to Judge Chandler Potter of Manchester NH, regarding the upcoming festivities in celebration of New Hampshire Governor Levi Woodbury having been named an Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court. Letter reads in part: "I am glad to see that Gov. Woodbury is to be at Candia on the 16th. It ought to be a real Meeting of the Masses... In 1840 there were committees appointed in different Towns... who exerted themselves to get up large companies to attend at places of rendezvous ... & then precluded to the place of meeting in procession... Will you not have a great procession from Manchester with a band of music?"

    Judge Chandler E. Potter would later assume the editorship of The Farmer's Monthly and for two years wrote prolifically in its pages. Item bears moderate sun toning which indicates prior display resulting in minor fade to the ink. Professional restoration to chips along edges. Very good condition.


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