MANUSCRIPT LETTER IN SECRETARIAL HAND, SIGNED BY MCLANE AS TREASURY SECRETARY, DATED AT THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT, JANUARY 14, 1832, TO UNNAMED PARTY: "SIR, I ENCLOSE A CIRCULAR LETTER DATED THE 14TH OF APRIL LAST, WHICH I HAVE TO REQUEST YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION TO, AS NO REPORT HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM YOU ON THE SUBJECT./ I AM RESPECTFULLY YOUR OBT SERVT./ LOUIS MCLANE, SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY." [Docketed on verso: "FROM SECRETARY CALLING FOR REPORTS RESPECTING SALT JANUARY 14, 1832."].
[Washington, D.C.]: 1832. Folio, folded to 8" x 10". , [2 - blank] pages, docketed on last page. Neat ink manuscript on blue lined paper. Old folds, Very Good.
Louis McLane [1786-1857], after years in Congress, became President Jackson's Secretary of the Treasury from 1831-1833. When he refused Jackson's request to remove US deposits from the Bank of the United States, he left that post and became Secretary of State. Item #35389