New Haven, CT: 1883. Ephemera. Item #28449
Single page on folded letterhead of the Law Department of Yale College. Dated April 25, 1883. Baldwin was a jurist, law professor at Yale, co-founder and president of the American Bar Association, and Governor of Connecticut. The letter reads: "Dear Mr. DeLancey, I think you will see the Hartford & Harlem road begun within a year. It is being fought by the old Parallel scheme, promoted by the New York, New Haven & Harlem road; but we have nevertheless obtained most of the legislation needed. I take pleasure in sending you a copy of my historical paper, recently printed. Yours sincerely, Simeon E. Baldwin." Signature and date (presumably from a different hand), short annotation in pencil and small stain on the verso. Very good.; Letters.