BYRON SUNDERLAND - LETTER - SIGNED - 1861 - SEN. HENRY S. FOOTE - SECESSIONIST For Sale
This item has been shown 25 times.
BYRON SUNDERLAND - LETTER - SIGNED - 1861 - SEN. HENRY S. FOOTE - SECESSIONIST:
BYRON SUNDERLAND Autograph letter, 8 pages, 5" x 7 1/2",July 6, 1861,
to Senator Henry S. Foote (1804-1880)
Signed: "B. Sunderland"Sunderland responds to a charge that he was a Secessionist.
In part: "...The charge has been stated that "I am a Secessionist" and that the charge isfounded on a paragraph which recently appeared in the "New York Evening Post" in referenceto a sermon alleged to have been preached by me. / I deem it my duty to utterly deny andexpiate the charge as an atrocious columny ... a thought so disloyal to my government andcountry... / I took pains to define my position in reference to the support of the Governmentin this solemn crisis..."
Condition: very goodByron Sunderland was an American Presbyterian minister, author.He was appointedChaplain of the United States Senate during the American Civil War.
Born: 1819, Shoreham, Vermont; died: 1901, Catskill, New York.
Houle Rare Books & AutographsPalm Springs, CaliforniaSINCE 1976 PAYMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN
3 DAYS OF PURCHASE.
Multiple purchases may be
combined to save on shipping.
All items are shipped via
USPS - MAIL.
International packages ship at HIGHER RATES.
We accept Visa - MasterCard - Discover - American Express.
We do NOT have a PAY PAL account.
California sales tax applies to California shipments.
Please print out this page after your purchase as your LOA or COA.
We Guarantee Authenticity
Of All Signed Items!
We Are Members of ABAA and PADA.