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U.S. Treasurer Francis E. Spinner Signed Card

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FRANCIS ELIAS SPINNER (1802-1890). Appointed by President Lincoln as Treasurer of the United States and served from March 16, 1861, throughout the Civil War until his resignation on July 1, 1875. He successfully urged the employment of women in the Treasury Department.

White 2” x 3” Card Signed, “F. E. Spinner,” Choice Extremely Fine. Ornately Autographed “F. E. Spinner,” no date, in splendid bold brown ink. This Card has minor prior mounting trace on its back, else would frame up and display very nicely. Spinner was appointed by President Lincoln as Treasurer of the United States and served from March 16, 1861, until his resignation on July 1, 1875. He successfully urged the employment of women in the Treasury Department.
Francis Elias Spinner (January 21, 1802 German Flatts, New York, Herkimer County, New York - December 31, 1890 Jacksonville, Florida) was an American politician from New York. He was Treasurer of the United States from 1861 to 1875.

Spinner was elected as a Democrat to the 34th, and as a Republican to the 35th and 36th United States Congresses, and served from March 4, 1855 to March 3, 1861. He was Chairman of the Committee on Accounts (Thirty-sixth Congress).

He was appointed by President Lincoln as Treasurer of the United States and served from March 16, 1861, until his resignation on July 1, 1875. He successfully urged the employment of women in the Treasury Department.

In 1875, he ran on the Republican ticket for New York State Comptroller but was defeated by Democrat Lucius Robinson.

Lot Number: 215
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