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AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO GENERAL HORATIO WRIGHT SIGNED BY AMERICAN LAWYER SIMON STEVENS. by  Simon. (1825-1894). Lawyer known for his expertise in riparian water rights Stevens - Signed - 1884. - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. (SKU: 34567)

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO GENERAL HORATIO WRIGHT SIGNED BY AMERICAN LAWYER SIMON STEVENS.

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO GENERAL HORATIO WRIGHT SIGNED BY AMERICAN LAWYER SIMON STEVENS.

by Stevens, Simon. (1825-1894). Lawyer known for his expertise in riparian water rights

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New York: September 1884.. 1884.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink and filling 1-1/2 sides of a sheet of cream paper folded to form 4 sides, each approximately 7 inches high by 4-3/8 inches wide. Signed "Simon Stevens". Folded twice for mailing. The first side is slightly darkened & soiled along the folds with a tiny stain at top left. Very good. <p>Stevens sends General Horatio Wright General Bernard's anecdote [not here present] "told twelve years ago at a dinner for General Mitchell at Inverness in Scotland..."<p>Born in Barnet, Vermont, Simon Stevens [1825-1894] passed the bar in 1844. He moved to New York in 1860 and became renowned as a corporation adviser in riparian water rights. He later became president of Mexico's Tehuantepec Railroad. He was the brother of bookmen Henry and Benjamin Stevens.<p>Horatio Gouverneur Wright [1820-1899] was an engineer and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war he was involved in a number of engineering projects, including the Brooklyn Bridge and the completion of the Washington Monument.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
34567
Title
AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO GENERAL HORATIO WRIGHT SIGNED BY AMERICAN LAWYER SIMON STEVENS.
Author
Stevens, Simon. (1825-1894). Lawyer known for his expertise in riparian water rights
Book condition
Used - Very good
Publisher
New York: September 1884.
Date Published
1884.
Keywords
LAW; AMERICAN LAWYER; RIPARIAN RIGHTS; AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO GENERAL HORATIO WRIGHT SIGNED BY AMERICAN LAWYER SIMON STEVENS; ALS; A.L.S.; SIGNATURE; UNION ARMY GENERAL; UNION ARMY ENGINEER; ANECDOTE OF GENERAL BERNARD; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY.
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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. (incorporated 1989) is a general antiquarian book store which buys and sells collections and individual items of significance. Booksellers Ric Zank and Daniel Meunier each bring to the business over 18 years of experience in seeking out and offering for sale unusual, uncommon and rare books, autographs, and ephemera in all fields. Our office is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and frequently later. An answering machine will take your message after hours and when we are out of the office.

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