Ely Jr., Smith
1877 LS as Mayor of New York
Autograph ID: 2921
Condition: Very Good
Description: (1825-1911) New York public official, US Rep (D) 1871-73 & 1875-76, Mayor of New York City 1877-78, Commissioner of Parks 1895-97.
LS as Mayor on 9 x 5 Â½ “Office of the Mayorality/Executive Department/City Hall” engraved letterhead, October 15 1877, to His Honor Mayor Hoakley (city ?). Letter of introduction for bearer, Thos. Harvy who seeks suitable employment in his city. Mayor Ely says Harvy has a large family and needs immediate employment, requests his aid.