AMOS KENDALL (1789-1869). A journalist, Kendall also served as Jackson and Van Buren's Postmaster General.
Als Signed By Amos Kendall To Lewis Cass
AMOS KENDALL A journalist, Kendall also served as Jackson and Van Buren’s Postmaster General. ALS signed by Amos Kendall to Lewis Cass. 1 page. Washington, June 23rd, 1859. 8” x 10”. Letter of recommendation for J.C. Lewis and signed by Amos Kendall. Two punch holes at left border. Ideal for framing.
Postmaster General Amos Kendall Als And Free Frank Regarding The Mails
AMOS KENDALL. ALS. 1pp. 8" x 9 3/4". Washington. 2d November 1835. An autograph letter signed "Amos Kendall" and franked "A. Kendall P. M. G." to three men who were all "trustees". The Postmaster General penned: "When...Gregor, the Marshall of Mississippi was here a few weeks ago, he offered to invest for me gratuitously, or cause it to be done, any private means & might derive to have invested in public lands, to a moderate amount. I wish to have made there an investment of that sort, not for speedy sale, but as a permanent provision for the future. By the letter of my agreement with your Company, I am precluded from making any purchases of land on my own account, and altogether the reason for that restriction does not apply to the case, its terms do...". The letter is in fine condition overall with the address leaf still attached.