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James Monroe 1815 Autograph Letter Signed President Handwritten Letter

James Monroe 1815 Autograph Letter Signed President Handwritten Letter
James Monroe 1815 Autograph Letter Signed President Handwritten Letter

James Monroe 1815 Autograph Letter Signed President Handwritten Letter
Autograph letter signed (ALS). July 22, 1815, Washington, to William Crawford, in full. I came here lately to meet you, & our friends from Europe, but find that the state of my health compels me to return to the country before I can have the pleasure of seeing you. I have a farm in Albemarle where should it comport with your convenience to take that route, I should be glad to see you. While I acted in the Department of War, I introduced Mr. [George] Graham into it. He is a brother of John Graham in the Department of State. He is upright, honorable & capable. Should you take the Department of War, I have great confidence that you propriety of taking that station [I have] only to state that it would be highly gratifying to me. Being very respectfully & sincerely yours, James Monroe. The recipient is William Crawford, who was taking the post of Secretary of War, one that Monroe had held. He is recommending George Graham who would succeed Crawford in that post and later head the Land Office. The letter shows age wear, including paper loss along lower horizontal fold resulting in loss of several words. Addressed on verso to Crawford. Affordable handwritten Monroe letter. We authored the Presidential Autographs chapter in the 7th Edition of The Sanders Autograph Price Guide. We guarantee the authenticity of this item with our written certification, without time limit. We are full-time autograph dealers specializing in Presidential, Historical and Sports collectibles. Additional information and/or images gladly sent promptly. Some images are stock photos for items we have multiples of. Please alert us if you would prefer not to receive these specials. Please view our other auctions for additional material including historical autographs, Steiner Sports and Yankees memorabilia and Presidential signatures. We are full-time autograph dealers. We appreciate your interest in Shafran Collectibles. The item “James Monroe 1815 Autograph Letter Signed President Handwritten Letter” is in sale since Wednesday, March 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Political\US\Presidents & First Ladies\1789-1861 Presidents”. The seller is “shafrancollectibles” and is located in East Meadow, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
James Monroe 1815 Autograph Letter Signed President Handwritten Letter