Handwritten letter signed by Francis E. Spinner, dated December 6, 1855. Letter was written in Washington, DC as a Congressman and has E Pluribus Unum raised seal in upper left corner. Kind favor of the 21st is just received and you may judge how glad I was to receive it, when I say to you it is the finish line. I have had from Mohawk, except a single note from her Nana, now over ten days. You ask, why don’t you go for Campbell? Well I could give you more than a dozen reasons, either of which would be quite satisfactory to you, but one good one will suffice, i. He cannot be elected, at least not at present, and the bulk of those who will control the election cannot easily be secured for him. My first choice was John? And the next is Banks who is the most capable for the post of all the persons you named, and I shall stick to him, though it is certain he can’t be elected. Yesterday you will see, I was one of Eight who stood? . By tomorrow or Saturday I think he will be able to make a good show again – You must have patience, there will be no mischief done by Congress until after the Speaker is elected. Measures 8″ x 10″. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity. The item “Francis E. Spinner Handwritten Letter Signed in 1859 with COA” is in sale since Sunday, November 1, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Political\Congressional”. The seller is “plattautographs” and is located in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Autograph Authentication: CT Platt Autographs
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: Frances E. Spinner
- Modified Item: No