President-Elect James K. Polk Anxiously Queries His Tailor About New Clothes for His Inauguration

January 9, 1845

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President-Elect James K. Polk Anxiously Queries His Tailor About New Clothes for His Inauguration
Autograph Letter Signed
1 page | SMC 1056

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      President-Elect Polk anxiously queries his tailor about a cloak and suit of clothes – assumedly to be worn at his inauguration - that has yet to arrive. He asks that they be sent as soon as they are ready. He would leave for Washington less than three weeks later.


       Autograph Letter Signed, as President-Elect, 1 page, quarto, Columbia [Tennessee], January 9, 1845. To his tailor, Mr. Purdy, in Nashville.
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