Description: Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was an American politician and orator. He was a member of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate for multiple terms, and was Secretary of State for Presidents Fillmore, W.H. Harrison, and Tyler.
This free-franked envelope is addressed to Jacob Chamberlin, Esq. of New York. It has a black, circular cancellation from Washington, dated October 31, and Webster's signature appears on the upper right. 2 3/4" x 4 3/4", with a clear, intact red wax seal on the verso. Item #A00259
Condition: Brown stain in the upper left corner, very small paper loss in the upper right corner. Remnant of tape on the flap, small amount of paper loss where the envelope ripped as the seal was lifted. Generally very good.