Rare Antique N.H. District Maps, 1891 Hosea B. Carter with letter Secy. of State

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Seller: msar4088 (62) 100%, Location: Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 264667062179 There are two maps under glass: The New Hampshire Councilor Chart. 1891, and the New Hampshire Senatorial Chart, 1891. These are original maps, as is the letter. The Letter reads: Plymouth N.H., May 1, 1891, Mr. Hosea B. Carter, Actuary, Office of the Secretary of State, Concord, N.H. Dear Sir, The Sgt-at Arms of the House did not give any councilor charts of March 25, 1891. His last donation to me was all senatorial. Could you kindly send me 3 or 4 Councilor Charts of March 25, 1891. Yours Truly, Cyrus Sargeant." The response to him was written on his letter: Please accept 4 Councilor Charts, as requested. Also a sample of Hozee's Twins (I.E. the council one)" (can't decipher the next two words) "5-9-91"The back of the frame has a clipping explaining Carters Colored Charts, etc. Hosea B. Carter (September 5, 1834 - March 31, 1900) was an American politician and businessman. A biography of Carter, published in 1886 when he ran for state senate stated he was in charge of redrawing New Hampshire's electoral districts in 1876. In an early example of gerrymandering, Carter drew the districs in such a way as to give Republicans an electoral advantage. Wood frame approx. 26-3/4" x 7-1/4PRICE REDUCED!!Make an offer..........Wood Condition: Condition of letter and maps under glass, excellent. Label on back of frame has some torn edges and missing text. The frame has some paint missing on the bottom., Original/Reproduction: Antique Original, Year: 1891

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