Beloved First Lady and wife of James Madison DOLLEY MADISON lengthy handwritten note signed in text as "Mrs. Madison". Dolley writes to the first Governor of Ohio Edward Tiffin recommending a friend for employment. Tiffin was notably appointed by Madison to become the first chief commissioner of the General Land Office and countersigned many land grants currently on the market.UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC! This autograph has been certified authentic and slabbed by the industry experts at BAS (Beckett Authentication Services).Dolley Madison pens:"Mrs. Madison presents her best respects to Governor Tiffin & begs him to pardon her agency, in giving him trouble, this early/in his avocations at Washington! -The enclosed letter will explain the cause and in justice to the writer, she must say (word missing) every way worthy to be employed."Note is mounted to cardstock, overall foxing to document and paper loss to bottom left corner, as shown. Encapsulate measures approx. 9"x6".Own a remarkable piece of American history! The perfect gift for the Revolutionary War collector, autograph enthusiast, or History buff. A must-have addition to the Executive Office, den, or "Man Cave".Sold as is, as shown.
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