Autograph letter signed by, W. To the well-known attorney and future Wisconsin U. Contains three pages on a bifolium, with Headquarters Military Division of Missouri letterhead, measures 8 by 5 inches and 10 by 8 inches when open, created in Madison, Wisconsin on July 23, 1867, and in fine condition with toning along the right border on the front page and a separation along the center fold. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY WILLIAM T. CARPENTER WHILE HE WAS COMMANDER OF THE MILITARY DIVISION OF MISSOURI.Sherman had recently been promoted by the U. Congress as Lieutenant General and was currently serving as commander of the Military Division of Missouri.
His tenure oversaw the territory from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and included protecting roadways from Indian attacks, overseeing the completion of railroads, and negotiating with Indian leaders. GENERAL SHERMAN BANTERS ON THE SIZE OF HIS CATHOLIC FAMILY AND REQUESTS TO USE CARPENTER'S WRITING SKILLS. General Sherman banters on the size of his Catholic family and requests to use Carpenter's writing skills: I have just received your very polite note assure you that I feel much complimented to learn that you have been in remembrance from my visit here year before last. I want to go up to St. Paul the latter part of this week, and will be back & forth here all summer, & hope that during some of my visit, I may hit you again but don't congress along for my sake, as I don't think it will pay.
Rotten for me to come down to Milwaukee to see you. The fort is my other visit to Milwaukee was so very agreeable that I will be glad of half as excuse for coming. My family is so large that I have to usher them down, and travel myself, and it so happens that I have at St. I have some and need with interest many of your auctorial Efforts and confess that they are so interesting in print that I hope more than one in the future to hear you in person.That you may attain the highest honor is my Sincere & Ernest wish. MY FAMILY IS SO LARGE THAT I HAVE TO USHER THEM DOWN. I HAVE SOME AND NEED WITH INTEREST MANY OF YOUR AUCTORIAL EFFORTS. Sherman was born and grew up in the Catholic Church. He was one of eleven children and had eight children with his wife, Ellen Ewing Sherman.
Carpenter was an authority on constitutional law and made some of the most important legal arguments of 19th century America, including in front of the Supreme Court on states' rights and the regulation of corporations. Whatever Sherman was asking his help on, must have been of the greatest importance. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "grayautographs" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.