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1829. ALS. Virginia Governor William Branch Giles.

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Virginia Governor William Branch Giles (1762-1830)

Autographed Letter signed. 1829. Giles, William B. Richmond, Oct 7, 1829. 2 pages. 9-3/4 x 8 inches. Minor professional fold reinforcement. Overall Very Good Condition.

Signed: “Wm B Giles

To: Mr. Wm. Wallace.

After excuses for not replying sooner, Giles sends thanks for a “box of wine.” He then comments on his moral courage: “…I hope and trust that you will allways (sic) find it sufficient to meet any responsibility which may devolve upon me in the course of the discharge of any conscientious public duty ….” 

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