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James K. Polk, Autograph Note, Signed

James Polk as Speaker of the House

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Offering a James K. Polk autograph note, signed.

In full: “Will you do me the favor to call at my lodgings (at Elliott’s) immediately after breakfast this morning?  And oblige.”  Fairfax was, at this time, a Congressman, having earlier been a U.S. Senator from Maine. The next year he became Governor.

Polk, James K. Autograph Note, signed “J. K. Polk” as Speaker of the House. [Washington]:  Thursday, 1 March 1838.  Oblong, 8vo.; 1p.  To Hon. Mr. (John) Fairfax of Maine.