Description: Edwin Denison Morgan (1811-1883), former Governor of New York (1859-1862) and U.S. Senator (1863-1869), wrote and signed this brief letter to William King Rogers, President Rutherford B. Hayes’ private secretary. He writes: “Will you do me the favor to hand the enclosed to the President as soon as received”. Morgan also served as the first chairman of the Republican National Committee (1872-1876) and as a Union Army general during the Civil War.
Written on one side of a folded piece of 7 ¼” x 8 ¾” stationery. Item #A00704.
Condition: Fold lines, light overall soil, mounting remnants on verso, otherwise good condition with a bold signature.