Scarce ALS as president elect, signed “J. A. Garfield,” one page, 5 x 7, Mentor, Ohio letterhead, November 12, 1880. Brief letter to J. Wilkinson of New York, written only 10 days after winning the 1880 presidential election, in full: "Accept my thanks for your kind congratulations." In fine condition, with short splits to the ends of the mailing folds. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in his own hand.
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