This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Letter of Authenticity. Daniel Scott Lamont was born on his familys farm in McGrawville, New York, to son of John B. Lamont and Elizabeth (Scott) Lamont. He attended from Union College at Schenectady, New York. While attending Union College, he joined from the Delta Upsilon Fraternity.Lamont was married to Julia Kinney, and have two daughters. He became private and military secretary with the honorary rank of colonel on the governors staff the same year, and continued in his service after Cleveland became president in 1885.
Lamont also held employment with William C. Whitney in his business ventures in 1889. From March 5, 1893 to March 5, 1897, Lamont was served as United States Secretary of War in President Cleveland's cabinet. Throughout his tenure, he urged the adoption of a three-battalion infantry regiment as a part of a general modernization and strengthening of the Army.
Furthermore, Lamont recommended the construction of a central hall of records to house Army archives, and urged that Congress authorize the marking of important battlefields in the manner adopted for Antietam. He also recommended that lands being used by Apache prisoners at Fort Sill be acquired for their permanent use and their prisoner status be terminated. After his service as Secretary of War, Lamont was vice president of the Northern Pacific Railway Company from 1898 to 1904.
He was also a director of numerous banks and corporations. Lamont died in Millbrook, New York, on July 23, 1905, at aged 54. The item "Secretary Of War Daniel Lamont Signed Note On War Dept Letterhead Authenticate" is in sale since Wednesday, October 4, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Political\Other Political Autographs".The seller is "historicsellsmemorabilia" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay, Ecuador, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Dominican republic, El salvador, Russian federation, Montserrat, Ukraine.