LS signed "J. A. Garfield," one page, lightly-lined, 7.5 x 9.5, House of Representatives letterhead, July 1, 1869. Letter to well-known financier and journalist Henry Villard. In part: "I am just leaving for Hampton Va., to be gone a day and a night. I hope to reach New York on Sunday morning and shall stop at the Astor House. I hope you can call and see me there." In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges, light soiling, and show-through from mounting remnants on corners of reverse.
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