Title Autograph letter signed: Horace Greeley
Binding No Binding
Book Condition Fine
Inscription Signed by Author(s)
Seller ID 019059
One page. Written in black ink. Signed in full. On Nerw York Tribune stationery. 5 x 8. One page. Horace Greeley (1811-72) was an American editor, reformer and author. He founded the New York Tribune in 1841. In 1872 he was the Democratic candidate for U.S. President. In this 12 line letter to Congressman Justin Smith Morrill (1810-98) he send a copy of "The Almanac" (not present) which has an article on Morrill's "college bill". In 1862 President Lincoln signed Merrill's Land Grant College Act, an important act by itself and considered the most significant bill of Morrill's career.
Letters and documents. American politics. Civil War era history. BC-96