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BLAINE, James G. (1830-1893). Prominent Maine statesman. Presidential candidate. Secretary of State, 1881,1889-92. ALS, 1 1/2pp. 8vo, Jan. 11, 1864 (corrected to 1865). To Rev. A. McKenzie. It is rather odd that the first announcement of yr. having la wife' should come from the Railroad Compy between Washton & N.Y. - as you will see by the enclosed passes - which will reduce somewhat the expenses of a trip to the Federal Capital. .. " \Written on first and third sides of a double letter sheet, the second sheet tipped to a slightly larger sheet. Politician (1830–1893) nicknamed the ‘Plumed Knight,’ he became secretary of state in 1889. Blaine served as a US senator, speaker of the house, secretary of state to three Presidents (Harrison, Garfield, and Arthur), and he was also the 1884 Republican nominee for president, losing the election to Grover Cleveland. ALS, one page, Interesting letter written by Blaine
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $123.00
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

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