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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number JSM-11a
Date June 28, 1879
Scope & Content Letter from John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro, June 28, 1879

Physical Appearance: In this autographed letter signed, dated June 28, 1879, in Hong Kong frmo John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro. Mosby is serving with a U. S. commission; letterhead notes "United States Consulate." Mosby describes a triumphant visit by General Ulysses Grant, seeing "some of Northern china, Peking, and the Wall." Mentions Grant will return in September. Predicts that Grant will be the next U. S. president. Mosby also enquires about the state of Virginia politics. (See "Letters of J. S. Mosby," pp. 52-53). 3 pp on 1 sheet. Marks: "No. 6" in top left corner.
Creator Mosby, John S., Col.
People Monteiro, Aristides
Mosby, John Singleton
Grant, Ulysses Simpson
Hancock, Genl.
Subjects Presidential candidates
Presidents
China
Political issues
Politics & government