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”.