Item #19323 1832 Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the United States Navy, Signed Letter (ALS). Levi Woodbury.

1832 Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the United States Navy, Signed Letter (ALS)

Washington DC: n.p., 1832.

Letter. Letter dated November 22d, 1832. Approx. 8" x 10", one page, signed at the bottom by Woodbury. The left edge of the letter is neatly tipped onto a larger sheet of paper with "Levi Woodbury Sec. of Navy" written in pencil at the top (The title is not written in Woodbury's hand). The contents of the signed letter read - "Gentleman, I have received your letter of the 17th instant, asking for some seeds of the Tesk tree, and have refereed it to the Secretary of the Treasury, who has charge of the seeds.- I am respectfully Your Obed Servt [signed] Levi Woodbury. Addressed at bottom "Willm. Prince & Sons Flushing, New York." Levi Woodbury, 1789-1851, was Secretary of the Navy during Andrew Jackson's administration, United States Senator from New Hampshire, and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The receiver of this letter William Prince (of William Prince and Son's, Flushing, New York) was a known United States Horticulturist. Very good. Item #19323

Price: $250.00

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