4 full pages, 4to, an unusually long letter with an anecdote of a railroad journey and commenting at length on politics: "...The C. Convention has terminated in the only way which would have been consistent with the Honor of the Party. Penn[sylvania] was entitled to the nomination..."; VAN BUREN. Document signed as President, Washington, D.C., 6 December 1839, 1 page, folio, ON PARCHMENT, accomplished in manuscript, elaborately engraved with scenes of ships under sail and a lighthouse scene, scalloped head, with original papered seal, fine condition, a ship's passport for "the ship Milton of New Bedford..."; VAN BUREN. Autograph letter signed to New York Governor William L. Marcy, n.p., n.d. [1833-1838?], 1½ pages, 8vo, address leaf patched, paper loss in lower blank margin, enthusiastically recommending "Mr Emmons [who] is desirous of obtain[in]g the appointment of Messenger to your Board..."; VAN BUREN. Fragment of a partly printed document signed as Adjutant General, Albany, 5 June 1815, oblong 4to, part of a typical Land Office document; together 5 items. (5) " /> VAN BUREN, MARTIN, <I>President</I>. Letter signed as Vice-President, to Samuel Hart, et al, Washington, D.C., 11 April 1835, <I>2 pages, 4to, integral blank (detached)</I>, VAN BUREN ON JEFFERSON: in declining an invitation to attend the Philadelphia celebration of the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, Van Buren salutes the third president as: "...the undisputed founder of our political School. Whilst we respect his principles & in good faith observe his precepts, we have nothing to fear from any assaults that can be made upon it..."; VAN BUREN. Autograph letter signed to Edward Gilpin, Kinderhook, 10 June 1856, <I>4 full pages, 4to,</I> an unusually long letter with an anecdote of a railroad journey and commenting at length on politics: "...The C. Convention has terminated in the only way which would have been consistent with the Honor of the Party. Penn[sylvania] was entitled to the nomination..."; VAN BUREN. Document signed as President, Washington, D.C., 6 December 1839, <I>1 page, folio,</I> ON PARCHMENT, <I>accomplished in manuscript, elaborately engraved with scenes of ships under sail and a lighthouse scene, scalloped head, with original papered seal</I>, fine condition, a ship's passport for "the ship Milton of New Bedford..."; VAN BUREN. Autograph letter signed to New York Governor William L. Marcy, n.p., n.d. [1833-1838?], <I>1½ pages, 8vo, address leaf patched, paper loss in lower blank margin</I>, enthusiastically recommending "Mr Emmons [who] is desirous of obtain[in]g the appointment of Messenger to your Board..."; VAN BUREN. Fragment of a partly printed document signed as Adjutant General, Albany, 5 June 1815, <I>oblong 4to</I>, part of a typical Land Office document; <I>together 5 items</I>. (5) | Christie's