Autograph Letter Signed, from President Thomas Jefferson to Virginia Governor William Henry Cabell. Author: JEFFERSON, Thomas Title: Autograph Letter Signed, from President Thomas Jefferson to Virginia Governor William Henry Cabell Publication: (Monticello, Virginia): 1807. Third person Autograph Letter Signed by Jefferson in the body of the letter and again on the verso above the address: free. Old light fold lines, one slight separation along a horizontal fold, one small tear from where the original wax seal was opened, very good. A fine handwritten letter dating from Jefferson's second term as President, sent to His Excellency Governor Cabell, Richmond.
Cabell, a Jeffersonian Republican, was a presidential elector for Thomas Jefferson in 1800 and 1804, and served the legal maximum of three consecutive one-year terms as Governor of Virginia from 1805 to 1808. In the letter, written by Jefferson in the third person, as was his custom for this type of formal correspondence, Jefferson refers to an enclosed letter on the subject of Col.Larkin Smith, " (not present) and authorizes Cabell "to put the letter under his cover & ask the favor of his superscribing the proper post office. A nice association between two important Virginians with two autograph signatures of Jefferson. Today we offer a wide ranging inventory, from Modern First Editions to General Used Books to Rare Archival Collections. We are active members of. Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA). International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). This listing was created by Bibliopolis. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "betweenthecoversrarebooks" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.