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6-3/4 x 4-1/4 inches, Autograph letter signed W.H. Bogart. One page, 8vo. Dated Senate Chamber 11 March, circa 1850. Was folded with two horizontal and one vertical fold, now flat and glued into an autograph book with old glue residue on verso along left side, otherwise, very good condition.
William Henry Bogart was an American lawyer, legislator, journalist, historian and one of the first trustees of Wells College. In 1840 Mr. Bogart was elected to the New York State Assembly to represent Tompkins County; he served one term. Additionally he was a clerk for the New York State Senate. Mr. Bogart was a correspondent for New York Courier and Enquirer and the New York World newspapers, but he was also an historian and author. He was most well known for his book, Daniel Boone and the Hunters of Kentucky (1854) which Bogart wrote in an attempt to rescue Daniel Boone from becoming entirely myth and legend. Bogart also wrote poetry and books on more general American history. Wikipedia