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STOLEN 8/13/17 - War-Dated Letter & Signed Cover by Congressman John Sherman – Mansfield, Ohio November 7th, 1862
Here is a short one-page note in ink from Civil War Congressman John Sherman… a perfect set for framing. You could not ask for a more pleasing bold John Sherman docket in the upper right-hand corner and perfect cancellation: “Mansfield O. Nov. 7, 1862”. The cover has some staining and tiny portion of back flap is gone. John Sherman was of course the brother of General William Tecumseh Sherman. Both were born in Lancaster, Ohio. John would go on to serve as the 35th United States Secretary of State under William McKinley.

The letter reads as follows:

Mansfield O
Nov 7/62
Dear Wright –

                I would gladly aid you in your information.
From what I learn is “Caleb” can’t be Supreme Judge.
He will be pensioned for life to secure his retirement
from the Cabinet. I will mention your name to the
only person high in Juris. I correspond with in
Washington.

                                      Truly Yours,
                                              John Sherman

#L617 - Price $145