* CHASE, Salmon P. (1808-1873). Autograph letter signed ("S.P. Chase"), as Governor of Ohio, to Hon. R.P. Ranney, Columbus, Ohio, 17 November 1856.
1 page, 8vo, on State of Ohio, Executive Department, Columbus stationery, remnants from hinging on verso. Chase, then Governor of Ohio, responds to a letter of resignation from eminent Cleveland jurist, R.P. Ranney. He expresses his respect (expressing the "sentiments of care [and] esteem I have long-cherished for you"), and wishing a speedy recovery ("we regret that, while on almost all questions our views coincide as are politically divided, and my earnest wish that your health may be speedily recovered").
Estimate $ 400-600
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California