This English-raised American attorney served as the 14th U.S. Attorney General under Martin Van Buren, and presented the government's side in the controversial Amistad case. Item #38622
Large, bold signature in brown ink on a 3" A 1" slip, n.p., n.y. Very good. Faint age toning; lightly tipped to slightly larger sheet. Accompanied by a modern 8½" X 11" reproduction of a steel-engraved head-and-shoulders portrait of Gilpin.