USS Erie Mexican War Ship US Treasury Dept Antique Autograph Signed Letter 1848

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Original Historical Ephemera

 

Aaron Ogden Dayton - US Treasury Department appointee of John Tyler

Antique Autograph Signed letter discussing emergency funds requested

resultant from the evacuation during the Mexican-American War,

noting some confusion about whether the Navy Dept or US Treasury

should be meeting the request concerning 5 destitute seamen from the

USS Erie after participating in the occupation of Mazatlán.

 

Letter is addressed to Secretary of Treasury - Robert J. Walker

Dated October 17th, 1848

 

Measures 8 x 10 inches, suitable for framing

 

Good condition, with light soiling and age wear

Guaranteed Authentic

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