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GEORGE W. CAMPBELL(1769 - 1848) Secretary of the Treasury under James Madison, faced national financial disorder brought on by the War of 1812. Resigned after only eight months in office. Very rare manuscript L.S. as Secretary of the Treasury, 1p. 4to., Washington, June 9, 1814 to David Shriver, "Super't of the Western road" in Cumberland, Md. Campbell advises that Shriver's estimated expenses for repairs to be made to the road have been approved and asks that "as much economy in this business as is consistent" be applied. A few light pencil notations in margins,
Estimate $ 200-300

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