Ulysses S. Grant, Autograph Letter, Signature, Wardate
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Ulysses S. Grant writes an intimate letter. Grant needs photos of himself to share–probably a constant in his life after gaining fame.
In full: “Look in my desk and find to (sic- two) of my photographs and send them by an orderly to Miss Botts. You will find them in a pidgin hole on right hand side of the desk.”
A horizontal tear across the top quarter has been repaired, and the middle vertical fold strengthened. Still a wonderful example of Grant behind the scenes.
Grant, Ulysses S. Autograph Letter, signed “U. S. Grant / Lt. Gen.” Hd. Qrs., Army of the Potomac (letterhead) “Gen. Grants Hd Qrs.” (in his hand): 29 April 1864. 8vo.; 1p. To Col. T. S. Bowers (known as “Joe” who was with Grant since April 1862). 8vo.; 1p.