(1833-1901) 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893). Autograph letter signed as U.S. senator from Indiana, on letterhead from his law firm, one page, 5¼ x 9 in., Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 9, 1882. To Joseph R. Hawley (1826-1905), who had been a general in the Union Army, had served as governor of Connecticut and was currently a U.S. senator from Connecticut. Harrison says he is coming to Connecticut "to fill a series of engagements" and writes of the urgent political situation, as the election of 1882 approaches. Very good; letter is inlaid. Estimated Value $400 - 600
Purchased from The Rosenbach Company in the 1950s.