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    Zachary Taylor Letter Signed as President. One page with blank integral, 8" x 10.25"; Washington; August 6, 1849. A letter to historian and author Henry Howe, thanking him for a letter "and the accompanying volume entitled 'Historical Collections of Virginia'." Signed "Z. Taylor."

    Zachary Taylor served as president for only sixteen months. He died of gastroenteritis less than a year after signing this letter. Ex. R. Douglas Stuart.

    Condition: Evenly toned, with usual mail folds. Includes folder it was sold in by noted manuscript dealer Forest H. Sweet.


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