GEORGE DEWEY MENTIONS ADMIRAL FARRAGUT. Dewey was a graduate of the Naval Academy and saw considerable service during the Civil War, and later was president of the General Board of the Navy Department. He remains most famous for his victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila, a feat which established America as a major naval power. The Woodstock Inn, Woodstock, Vermont. An autograph letter signed George Dewey on The Woodstock Inn stationery. He wrote to Richard Harding Davis of Mount Kisco, New York; Davis was an American author and journalist who covered the Spanish-American War: In thinking over my note to you of this morning, it has occurred to me that I may have written Franklin for Farragut as the Admiral who received the Empress of the French on board the Frigate Franklin in Cherbourg in Aug 1867. It should be Admiral Farragut. Sincerely yours George Dewey. The letter had dark ink and even browning, and is matted with a portrait of the admiral. All items are issued with an invoice that states in writing at the bottom? All autographs and historical papers are guaranteed authentic for life by me. New Jersey residents, please add 7% for the Governor’s salary ;. Buyers who do not live in the United States must pay. The item “George Dewey handwritten letter re Admiral David Farragut Woodstock Inn Vermnt” is in sale since Monday, April 6, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “stuartlutz” and is located in Short Hills, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: George Dewey