Magnetic Telegraph Co., Vice President Millard Fillmore to President Zachary Taylor.
President Taylor's autograph initialed endorsement "Referred to Mr. Meredith to be acted on as he may think best. Respectfully Z.T."
on buff cover addressed to "The President",
circular bronze on black glazed seal of "Magnetic Telegraph Company/Office/Cor. Louisiana/avanue [sic] & Six St./Washington",
with original enclosure on printed New York & Washington Telegraph form, received at Washington D.C. office, datelined "Buffalo May 23d 1849"
from Vice President Fillmore to President Taylor, expressing his surprise at the appointment of a collector and using influence to have the appointment withdrawn until Fillmore's colleagues reach the capital, Fillmore's name is written in the telegraph operator's hand at bottom
EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING PRESIDENTIAL AUTOGRAPH ON A MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH COMPANY COVER DURING THE EARLIEST YEARS OF THE TELEGRAPH.
Zachary Taylor died only two years after assuming office. His presidential documents are scarce in any form. This telegraph related use, from Vice President and future President Millard Fillmore, is an outstanding combination of American history and telegraph postal history.
Ex Born. With 2015 P.F. certificate
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