East Andover, NH: March 1851. Manuscript letter requesting resignation of commission of First Lieutenant George E. Emery, Company of Artillery, from the 21st Regiment, 4th Brigade, 3rd Division. Emery was a prominent citizen of Andover NH, who provided much material for the History of Andover by John R. Eastman.
Dated 1851, addressed to the Commander in Chief, New Hampshire Militia, and signed George E. Emery. 7 3/4 x 8 3/4", period folds flattened. Very good condition. Item #24616