Civil War Congressman from Massachusetts and United States Senator
Member of the President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Congress
Governor of Massachusetts
(1820-87) Born in Winchendon, Mass., he graduated from Yale in 1844. Served in the Massachusetts State Senate in 1850, and the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1853-55. Was a U.S. Congressman, 1863-71, which included the 40th U.S. Congress, the President Andrew Johnson impeachment congress; served as the Governor of Massachusetts, 1872-74; and U.S. Senator, 1874-75.
Signature With Place: 5 1/4 x 3 3/4, in ink, W.B. Washburn, Greenfield, Mass. Excellent.