Van Buren, Martin. Autograph Letter, Signed
Signed As President-Elect
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Autograph Letter signed by Martin Van Buren while President-Elect, Washington, D.C.: January, 25, 1837; To My Dear Young Friend.”
The letter was written in response to a congratulatory letter from twelve-year-old William H. Ebbets. Accompanied by a letter from Ebbets dated February 4, 1837 to his parents, quoting his own letter to Van Buren. Van Buren writes, in part: “Thanks for your affectionate congratulations…I wish you success in life.”
Framed with a lithograph portrait of Van Buren.