Lot 26: James Buchanan ALS Protecting American interest in Dominican Republic
15th November 2018
A letter from Secretary of State Buchanan dated 25, November, 1845, addressed to Eliza Harrison pertaining to her husband William's financial interests in Haiti / Dominican Republic during the Dominican War of Independence. Buchanan explains that President Polk has dispatched a ship from the Home Squadron, commanded by Commodore David Conner (soon to lead the Naval effort in the Mexican-American War), to the island to protect American interests. Hand written and signed by Buchanan, including addressed envelope with partially intact seal. To place a bid go to www.oneofakindauctions.com
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