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Timothy Pickering SIGNED 1795 ALS Secretary of State
0001-01-01 00:00:00. Unknown Unknown. Very Good. Timothy Pickering (1745-1829). Document size: 7-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches. January 1795. Folds touching signature, a few repaired tears and small losses, mild toning and soiling. Pickering had just left his post as Postmaster General to become the 2nd Secretary of War. He also was the 3rd Secretary of State, serving under Washington and Adams. This letter reads: Sir, Enclosed is the copy of a letter to the Postmaster at Newbury Port, an attentive perusal of which will show what I wish you to have done, for the letter accommodation of the Exeter mail. I have referred to you, the making the provision of saddle bags, locks, and keys, because your place is so interested in the measure, which I wish to have carried into effect without delay. Mr. Gilman has this day expressed an earnest desire to have it accomplished. The expenses you incur for the purpose will be allowed in your account. I am Sir, Your Most Obed. Servant. Timothy Pickering. Mr. John Ward Gilman, Postmaster Exeter. Signed by Pickering very boldly as shown.
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