American politician and jurist (1752-1844) who served as an associate justice on the Supreme Court from 1811 to 1835. ALS signed “G. Duvall,” one page, 7.75 x 10, August 10, 1814. Letter to Mr. Jones, introducing "Dr. Thompson of St. Mary's County, Maryland, who will deliver this. His recommendations which will be submitted to your perusal will explain the subject of his coming to the City." In very good to fine condition, with light staining and toning. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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