Autograph Note Signed (3rd person).

MORRIS, Jacob (1755-1844).

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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The son of Declaration of Independence signer Lewis Morris (1726-98) and nephew of statesman Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816) was himself a soldier in the Revolutionary war -- aide-de-camp to General Charles Lee, later on the staff of General Nathanael Greene and himself raised to the rank of general; postwar he helped found the village of Butternuts (Otsego County) in 1787 and served in the New York legislature. ANS (3rd peron), 7 3/4" X 6¼", n.p., 1802 March 5. Addressed to a W. Webster. Very good. Lightly and pleasantly age toned. "Genl. Morris compts to Mr Webster sends a letter to Captn Duncan open for his perusal If Mr W. has recd. the celebrated speech of Mr Bayard n the House of Rept.ves against the repeal of the Indecency law he will be much obliged by the perusal of it together with any other southern papers that may have come to hand since those he was obliged with the examination of a day or two ago." Attractively penned in brown ink. Interesting. Bookseller Inventory # 31366

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Title: Autograph Note Signed (3rd person).

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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