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James K. Polk, Message of the Governor of Tennessee…Signed

A Scarce and Early Signature, While Governor of Tennessee


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James K Polk signs Message of the Governor of Tennessee to the Twenty-fourth General Assembly of the State, while governor of Tennessee. A week later, James C. Jones would be sworn in as Governor of Tennessee.

This  state of the state is also signed in type by Polk from the Executive Department, October 7, 1841.

Overall browning; lt. tide marks; moderate fox.; irregularly trimmed pages, with some inlaid conservation paper at some edges as reinforcement. The whole bound in full morocco with handsome tooling on both boards, gilt title, faux raised bands, marbled endsheets.

Polk, James K. MESSAGE OF THE GOVERNOR OF TENNESSEE TO THE TWENTY-FOURTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE. Senate. Doc. No. 1. Nashville: J. George Harris, Printer, 1841. 20p. Signed by Polk “With the Respects of / J. K. Polk (paraph)”.  A scarce and early signature of the man who, as President, invaded Mexico, acquiring the State of Texas. 6-7/8” x 10-1/4”.