Item #15404 Autograph Letter Signed. William F. HAVEMYER.

Autograph Letter Signed.

This sugar refining mogul served as Democratic mayor of New York City (1845, 1848); elected reform mayor in 1872 after helping uncover the "Tweed Ring." ALS, 1p, 7 3/4" X 9 3/4", New York, NY, 1845 August 5. Addressed to Cornelius W. Lawrence (1791-1861), collector of customs at the port of New York. Fine. Binding traces along left edge. Letter of recommendation for Jacob Arculasius, "the son of one of our oldest and most respectable citizens." Integral address leaf in Havemyer's hand. Scarce. Item #15404

Price: $200.00

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