• New York Governors John Adams Dix, Enos T. Throop -- Signatures

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    JOHN ADAMS DIX (July 24, 1798-April 21, 1879) was Secretary of the Treasury, Governor of New York and Union General during the Civil War. He was notable for arresting the pro-Southern Maryland legislature, preventing that divided border state from seceding and for arranging a prisoner exchange system in a partnership with Confederate Major General Daniel Harvey Hill.

     

    ENOS T. THROOP (August 21, 1784-November 1, 1874) was a diplomat and the tenth Governor of New York. In 1814, he was elected to the 14th United States Congress.  In 1828, he joined his friend Martin Van Buren’s ticket for the gubernatorial election as De Everything we sell is guaranteed authentic forever to the original buyer. We also offer a 30-day return policy. If you discover a problem or are dissatisfied with an item, please contact us immediately. Our goal is to please every customer.  We are pleased to be members of The Manuscript Society, Universal Autograph Collectors Club and The Ephemera Society.  Democratic-Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor.  It was expected and came to fruition that Andrew Jackson would be elected president and Van Buren would be made Secretary of State and Throop would become governor. He was re-elected governor in 1830.

     

    Offering both signatures on a New York military document fragment, dated August 16, 1831.  Dix has signed as Adjutant-General and Throop has signed as Governor. 

     

    Folds and fold reinforcement with archival tape.  The Dix signature is in excellent condition.  The Throop signature has been reinforced from a horizontal split. Images are from the web.

     

    Everything we sell is guaranteed authentic forever to the original buyer. We also offer a 30-day return policy. If you discover a problem or are dissatisfied with an item, please contact us immediately. Our goal is to please every customer.  We are pleased to be members of The Manuscript Society, Universal Autograph Collectors Club and The Ephemera Society.  [P 191]