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    Ulysses S. Grant Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages of a bifolium, 5" x 7.75", writing on the first and third pages. Galena, Illinois; May 24, 1880. A letter to Arthur C. Stewart; in part: "Your letter of the 21st of May, enclosing an invitation from the Mayor & prominent citizens of Louisiana, Mo. for me to visit your city is received. I am sorry I cannot accept. I have promised if I go west, to Kansas City & Colorado to go by Des Moines and make a short stop there... " Grant had nominated Stewart as collector of Internal Revenue, 4th District, Missouri. This letter is printed in the Papers of Ulysses S. Grant. Soiling on the blank external page, the interior blank page has ink transfer from the facing page. Light toning and soiling throughout.

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