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PRESIDENT JOHN TYLER ORDERS THE APPOINTMENT OF A POLITICAL CRONIE

TO A VACANT POSITION AT THE POST OFFICE

TYLER, JOHN.  (1790-1862).  Tenth President of the United States (1841-5).   Autograph Letter Signed, “J. Tyler”,  as President [from content of the letter], on black-bordered mourning stationery, out of respect for the death of William Henry Harrison.   One full page, octavo.  No place [Washington, D.C.] , October 12, no year [But circa 1841-42].  Fine condition.  To “Mr. Hobbin”.  Tyler writes: “A vacancy has occurred in the P[ost]. Off[ice].  Alexandria, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania by the death of Neff late incumbent.  I wish John Gemmill appointed to the place.  J. Tyler”.    

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