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Letter from African-American Man Seeking Employment on National Republican Committee

By: Lecompte, J. B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, (J. B. LeCompte): 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16359


Two leaves, written on rectos only. (The leaves are on the letterhead of the Starin's City River and Harbor Transportation Company in New York City.) Docketing notes on verso of second leaf. Old folds, a couple of pinholes in upper left corner of each leaf. Overall VG to VG+. This letter is an appeal from an African-American man to Samuel Fessenden of the Republican National Committee, to whom he had given his application for a clerkship the week before. With the election between James Blaine and Grover Cleveland fast approaching, LeCompte urges quick processing of his application. The person ... View more info