Winfield Scoot Hancock - Inventory Number: DOC 215
This letter us dated June 2nd 1885: Hancock thanks his correspondent "for the copy of the Sanskritt Valedictory...my education is not wide enough to allow me to read it in the original. A translation would be acceptable..."
Scoot was a professioal soldier who served in the Mexican and with distinction in the Civil War. He served with McClellan at Antietam and after promotion to Major Gewneral defeated Lee's troops at Gettysburg. He later commanded various Army departments. In 1880 he ran unsuccessfully for the Presidency of the United States.
Very nice letter in Hancock's hand, attractively archivally framed and accompanied by a Certifiacte of Authencity from Antiquities Ltd., as well as our gallery.
Frame measures 27"w x 18 1/4"l.
Inventory Number: DOC 215