He was only African-American member of Congress from Mississippi for a hundred years. He then got a law degree, lived in Washington DC and Chicago until his death in 1939. Teddy Roosevelt appointed him chairman of the Republican Convention in 1884 in Chicago --- one of many firsts. He was probably best known for his book, "The Facts of Reconstruction" in 1913.
He was fascinating man with many lives throughout his 92 years. Please give me a shout if you have questions. THE FINE PRINT AND FAQS. Carefully examine my studio-quality photographs. I do my best to document any flaws or issues.I tend to go overboard in showing flaws. I also do my best to accurately describe the items I find. Some categories I know better than others. I will tell you what I know and what I have researched. After that you are on your own. Please ask questions and I will help out if I can. Some eBayers have been very generous helping me out with the nuances of certain categories. Feel free to help me out with your knowledge. I welcome your expertise and enjoy learning about new stuff. If for some reason you can not meet that time frame, please let me know within that 48 hours and I will work with you. I basically sell As Is. This includes outright mistakes, misrepresentations, or any errors on my part. I do not know everything about everything (don't tell my kids that please). I do not end auctions early unless you are offering to pay off my mortgage -- both 1st and 2nd. In that case, feel free to offer away. Or wait until I send an invoice. The item "Rare1892 Letter Signed Former Slave John R. Lynch Early Black US Congressmen" is in sale since Friday, February 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "cheeseheadpicker" and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.