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Lot #27: Ulysses S. Grant Letter of State Signed as President -- Grant Congratulates the President of Peru on His Inauguration


Ulysses S. Grant letter of state signed as President, congratulating Mariano Ignacio Prado, Constitutional President of the Republic of Peru, on his recent inauguration. Dated 14 November 1876, letter reads in part, ''I have received the letter which your Excellency addressed to me…announcing your inauguration as President of the Republic of Peru, to which post you had been called by the free choice of your fellow citizens. I congratulate your Excellency…The purpose which you express of doing everything which may be practicable towards improving the existing friendly relations between Peru and the United States is cordially reciprocated by me…[signed] U.S. Grant''. Countersigned by Hamilton Fish as Secretary of State. Two page letter on a single sheet measures 10.625'' x 15.5''. Separation starting at edge of horizontal fold line, light toning and creasing. Very good condition.
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