1 page, 4to. Asking a clothier to make a cloak for his wife (the same that Garfield saw on "Senator Robinson's lady") and enclosing a $21 check. -- ARTHUR, Chester A. (1830-1886), Quartermaster General, NYS and later 21st President of the United States. Autograph letter signed ("C. A. Arthur") to Maj. J. H. Linsly, New York, 14 August 1861. 2 pages, 4to., on stationery of State of New York Quartermaster General's Department, fine. A recommendation for John Bell to "some Regiment in the field...This boy is a brave young fellow, has seen three months service & should have a place. The Gov. promised it but may forget it, unless he is reminded of it."" /> GARFIELD, James A. (1831-1881), <I>General, U. S. Army and 20th President of the U. S</I>. Autograph letter signed ("J. A. Garfield") to R. Hayward, Willards Hotel, Washington, 16 December 1862. <I>1 page, 4to</I>. Asking a clothier to make a cloak for his wife (the same that Garfield saw on "Senator Robinson's lady") and enclosing a $21 check. -- ARTHUR, Chester A. (1830-1886), <I>Quartermaster General, NYS and later 21st President of the United States</I>. Autograph letter signed ("C. A. Arthur") to Maj. J. H. Linsly, New York, 14 August 1861. <I>2 pages, 4to., on stationery of State of New York Quartermaster General's Department, fine</I>. A recommendation for John Bell to "some Regiment in the field...This boy is a brave young fellow, has seen three months service & should have a place. The Gov. promised it but may forget it, unless he is reminded of it." | Christie's