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SAMUEL NELSON(1793 - 1893) Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. A.L.S. "S. Nelson" as Supreme Court Justice, 3pp., Cooperstown, July 13, 1862, to his friend Edwin Stoughton, detailing his summer travel and plans to rendezvous with Stoughton. An interestingly personal letter from the man who lodged a minority opinion against Roger B. Taney in Dred Scott case. Center mailing fold, slight age-toning with a slight ink smear on recto, else very good.
Estimate $ 200-300

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