AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO A CORRESPONDENT IN ALBANY SIGNED BY MAYOR OF BOSTON AND PRESIDENT OF HARVARD JOSIAH QUINCY III.

By: Quincy, Josiah, III. (1772-1864). Mayor of Boston and President of Harvard.

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- 37 words penned in black ink on a 9-1/2 inch high by 7-5/8 inch wide sheet of gray notepaper. Signed "Josiah Quincy" The corners & edges of the letter are creased & there is a small gray stain near the right edge. Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Quincy writes from the St. Nicholas Hotel in New York to an S. L. Vannivy in Albany suggesting alternative dates for a lecture. Josiah Quincy III [1772-1864] was an American educator and politician. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts 1st district from 1805 to 1813 and the second Mayor of Boston from 1823 to 1829. During his terms as mayor the historic Quincy Market was built and was named in his honor. He served as President of Harvard from 1829 to 1845 and has been called "the great organizer of the university" because of the innovations he introduced. First Edition.

Title: AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO A CORRESPONDENT IN ALBANY SIGNED BY MAYOR OF BOSTON AND PRESIDENT OF HARVARD JOSIAH QUINCY III.

Author Name: Quincy, Josiah, III. (1772-1864). Mayor of Boston and President of Harvard.

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: New York: circa [1840-1860].: [1840-1860].

Book Condition: Very good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36319

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