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New York senator (1831-32) and governor (1833-38) famed for coining the phrase "To the victor belong the spoils of the enemy" and hence the term "spoils system"; secretary of war (1845-49) and renowned secretary of state (1853-57). Partly-printed DS, 1p, 15" X 10", Albany, NY, 1838 September 8. Good plus. Fold separations archivally strengthened on verso. Appoints Garret H. Fosmire a captain in the 1st Regiment of the state infantry. Clean and handsome, with superb untrimmed edges and no edge tears. Bookseller Inventory # 24667
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