signature and date: upper left: "Franklin Tuttle / 1891"
A native of Massachusetts, Bliss graduated from Harvard in 1851, studied law in Springfield, Mass., and was admitted to the New York bar in 1857. During the Civil War he was a paymaster for the state of New York with the rank of colonel. In 1872 he was appointed U.S. district attorney for the southern district of New York.
Gift of John J. Lenehan
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