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    Martin Van Buren Autograph Letter Signed with initials, "MVB". One page, 7.75" x 10"; Lindenwald; November 10, 1844. A letter to his former Attorney General, Benjamin F. Butler, using the integral address cover of a letter Butler had sent to him. He writes: "I forgot to give you Mr. Polk's letter, & to show you how much more economical Ex Presidents are than Presidents elect, I instead of making you pay double postage return your letter in your own envelope..." Great association, linking James K. Polk and Van Buren, the letter is dated 5 days after Polk was elected President.

    Condition: Small bit of paper loss along left edge, where seal has been torn open. Address cover on verso is in Butler's hand, addressed to Van Buren.

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