Scarce letter signed as President
Letter signed as President “Chester A Arthur”. 1p. (double page), , 5.5 x 9.0 inch. Washington, 1884 March 28. Executive Mansion stationery. A letter, in a secretarial hand, signed by President Arthur to William H. Tefft, acknowledging receipt of the latter's letter. In full. “I am in receipt of your kind note of the 25th instant, and for your friendly interest and expressions I beg that you will accept my sincere thanks.” Slightly wrinkled with two horizontal folds, else good condition. William H. Tefft (1831-1898) was a long-time New York journalist who was a Republican who served in the New York State Assembly.