By: Eastman, Ira Allen (1809-1881). U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire.
Washington, December 15, 1840.: 1840.
Seller ID: 34486
Condition: Very good
- Over 50 words penned on 10 inch high by 8 inch wide cream paper. Eastman assures the recipient that he has "laid the matter" of the discharge of a young man from the navy "before the Secretary of the Navy" and that he'll respond once the Secretary has reached a decision but that "From what he said I doubt whether he will decide until he shall hear from the commander...." Signed "I.A. Eastman". Addressed on the verso of an attached leaf with a Washington, D.C. postmark and, quite uncommon, the intact red wax seal of the U.S. House of Representatives. Folded sev... View More...