Richard M. Johnson.
Free frank as Vice President on very unusual 1837 folded letter containing an integral letterpress copy of a 2pp letter headed Batavia, Java,
signed I. J. Roberts, on the third page is a printed notice and a second letter from Roberts (in manuscript) regarding the addressee's interest in missionary work among the Western Indians and suggesting instead "these eastern heathen"
, cover addressed to College Hill, D.C., "Lexington Ky. Jul. 6" circular datestamp, small paper loss at corners, not affecting text or appearance, still Fine, rare and very unusual use; during the War of 1812 Johnson raised a battalion of Kentuckians to fight the British and Indians; at the battle of Thames he killed the great Indian chief Tecumseh, ex Dr. Robertson and Schwartz
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