DEARBORN, Henry Alexander Scamwell. 18798

£45

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to the Hon.Joseph Story at Washington, recommending Mr.Storrone who “wishes to be appointed Judge Advocate in the Army for Genl.Ripley’s Command” and suggesting that Story take steps to support the appointment. 1 page 10 x 8 inches, some ink smudging, integral address leaf. Boston 26 February [no year given]. Henry Alexander Scamwell Dearborn (1783-1851), son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829). Lawyer, politician, author, Collector of the Port of Boston (1812-29).