Sen. Aaron A. Sargent 1884 Autograph Letter
Signed on Palace Hotel Stationary.
Autograph letter signed (ALS) written to F.N. Chase, Esq, of Cedar
Falls, Iowa, by former U.S. Senator Aaron
A. Sargent at the Palace Hotel, San
Francisco, on August 6, 1884. As
a Member of Congress (1861-63; 1869-73) and the U.S. Senate (1873-79) from
California, A.A. Sargent was both a key player in the original passage
of the Pacific
Railroad Act of 1862 and an ongoing champion in the Congress and Senate
of the interests of the Central Pacific Railroad. He later served as the
U.S. Minister to Germany (1882-84.)
Palace Hotel, San Francisco.
Continent Stereoscopic Company, New York (#104)