Autograph letter signed ("John C. Smith") to a Mr. Ives, Attorney at Law, requesting information on a case. John Cotton Smith.
New Arrival

Autograph letter signed ("John C. Smith") to a Mr. Ives, Attorney at Law, requesting information on a case.

Sharon, CT: November 29, 1787.

1 p, addressed on integral blank. 4to. Bifolium, torn at seal, old folds, very good. Item #315219

"Doctor Simeon Smith writes me from Fair Haven that you have instituted a suit against him as administrator on the estate of Mark Hopkins Esq. deceased– I will thank you for a copy of the acct and also to inform me the time of the court's sitting...."

Smith (1765-1945) served in the House of Representatives from 1800-1806, was an associate justice of the Connecticut State Supreme Court from 1809 to 1811, and was the 22nd Governor of Cnnecticut, from 1812-1817.

Price: $200.00 Free Domestic Delivery