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Civil War Confederate Amry Out-Post Culpepper, VA.

On July 24, 1863 - Confederate general Robert E. Lee occupies Culpeper County following the failed Gettysburg Campaign. Geographically, it sat midway between and slightly to the west of Richmond and Washington, D.C., and railroads linked it to both national capitals. Document Signed, 10/2/1863 - 8 x 12 mounted, 8 1/4 x 12 1/4 Folio: Confederate Military Docket No. (40) "Special Requistion" for Goods at Culpeper; Steel Pens, Sealing Wax, Lead Pencils, O.B. Envelops, Office Rulers ect.  Signed by James K. Robinson, Lieutenant; written in blk ink with a four-fold and a staine with lovely age-toning seen throughout docket.  Overall, fine condition. 

$100.00
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Jeffries, Noah L.

Noah L. Jeffries (1828-96) was born in Huntingdon County, Pa., he was a lawyer by occupation. He enlisted on September 6, 1861, as 1st lieutenant, and was commissioned into the field and staff as adjutant of the 59th New York Infantry.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. - 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 written in blk ink with rich 'age-toning' seen throughout overall, fine condition. 

$50.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "CATCH HIM CATCH HIM HA HA HA."  'John Bull (e.g.,national personification of the United Kingdom) and Napoleon to catch our bird were trying, Lifted by some Cotton Bales thinking it sick or dying, But now they have concluded it would better suit their ends, With both of the “belligerents” at present to be friends, Just when they think the bird within their power, They find like “Jeff’s” Fort Pickens, the grass are getting sour.' Printed by: New-York Unien Envelope Depot. 144 Broadway.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 3 3/4.  Dark blue die ink printed on early American made envelope with flap and full gum on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "The Traitor's Doom." Copyright secured; printed by the:  Mumford & Co. 38 & 40, West 4th St. New-York.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 6 x 3 1/2, multi die ink printed on early American made envelope with flap closure and full gum on verso; a lovely and organic golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion seen. Overall, fine condition.

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "End of Secession." The hangman’s rope and noose in the shape of the skull represents the Confederate demise.  Printed by: New-York Unien Envelope Depot. 144 Broadway.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 3 .  Dark blue die ink printed on early American made envelope with flap and full gum on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

 

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "The New Constellation."  'GA. MiSS. LA. ALA. NC. SC. TEXAS' 'The hangman's noose J.D.' Printed by: S.U. Upham 310 Chestnut St. Boston, Massachusetts.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 3 1/4.  Dark brown die ink, printed on early American made envelope with flap and full gum on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue seen with no minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "Good Noose for TRAITORS."  Printed by: "J.W. Orr, In Clerk's Office Of The Dist. Court Of The U.S., For The Southern Dist. Of New York. Entered According To Act Of Congress, In New York 1861."  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.18601 - 5 1/2 x 3 1/2.  Dark Brown die ink, printed on early American made envelope with flap and full gum on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine condition condition.

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "Behold the man! He said that Cotton Would surely make them inde-pendant! But see, my friend, 'the string he's got on.' A fit adornment to the end on't."  Printed by: Brown & Ryan, New York Copyright secured. Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 3 3/4.  Blk. die ink, printed on early American made envelope with flap and full gum on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "Agricultural Implements going South."  The reference is that early in the War weapons were being shipped south by Confederate Sympathizers under the guise of farm machinery. This rare political-editorial Cover features a nearly whole recto portion.  Printed by: New-York Unien Envelope Depot. 144 Broadway.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 3 1/48; Blk. die ink, printed on early American made envelope with flap and full gum on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue seen with no abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition. 

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Rare Civil War Cover-Envelope "STRAYED"  Text reads: "From the neighborhood of Boonville, Mo an unruly JACK who was frightened by the sudden appearance of a lion, his jockey one PRICE being made very sick by the same appearance.  He is of no value whatever and only a low PRICE can be given for his capture.- Sam."  Printed & Published by: Ehrgott & Forbriger of Cincinnati, as a full size, Currier & Ives type Lithograph.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope copyright 1861, - 5 1/2 x 3 1/8.  Blk. die ink, printed on early American made envelope with flap and full gum on verso; a lovely organic light golden-browning hue seen with no abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

$25.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Rare Confederate American Civil War Cover-Envelope reads: "JEFF's REPLY TO WHY DON'T YOU TAKE IT."  The satirical cartoon shows the name around the dog collar reads: Jeff, "Don't Want It Now.  We Want To Be Left Alone."  Printed & Published in Richmond, VA in 1861. Confederate State of America; American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope with a vignette of Ben Franklin, copyright 1861, - 6 x 3 1/2.  A brownish-red die ink, printed on imported British made envelope with flap and part gum on verso; a lovely organic rich golden-browning hue seen with no abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

$25.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Very Rare American Civil War Cover-Envelope iconography; two African American platation slave workers standing in field with working hoes, one asking "Whar' Massa Jeffs..." The other slave states, "Why Dey Lost de Ferry (i.e., Battle of Harpers Ferry, Va.) & "How Dey Has Goen To Win-Chess-ter" (i.e., Master Jeff, fled to Northern Virginia in Winchester) as a safe haven. Text reads: "SAM? WHAR'MASSA JEFFS SOGERS DIS MORNING (REPLAY) WHY DEY LOST DE FERRY & NOW DEY HAS GONE TO WIN-CHESS-Ter." Copyright 1862, - 5 1/2 x 3 1/2.  Printed and Published  by Magee, 316 Chestnut St. Phlis., PA. Blue die ink, printed on early American made envelope with full lap and gum on verso; a lovely organic light golden-browning hue seen with minimal staining. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

 

$55.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Rare Civil War Cover-Envelope "SECESSION" Circa1861, Patriotic Cover featuring an image of a caricature Confederate Cavalry Officer hanging from a gallow.  His tongue hangs out and his face is darkened from asphyxiation.  The rope around his neck is attached to a counterweight in the form of a cannon with the text "The Union 34 Pounder."  A pirate hat with shull and crossbones and a Confederate National Flag (Stars & Bars) atop his fallen of the head of the Cavalry Oficer. Printed by: Ehrgott & Forbriger of Cincinnati, - 5 1/2 x 3 1/8.  Blk. die ink, printed on early American made envelope with flap closure and full gum on verso; a lovely organic light golden-browning hue seen with minor abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition condition.

$35.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Rare Civil War Cover-Envelope, the Palmetto Flag, text reads:  "WE ARE SEVEN."   Printed in the Confederate State of America Richmond, Va. Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope copyright 1861, - 5 1/2 x 3 1/2.  Blk. die ink, printed on early British made envelope with full flap cover and gum on verso; a lovely organic light golden-browning hue seen and on verso, mounting residue. Overall, fine condition.

$18.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Rare American Civil War Cover-Envelope "SECESSION - EXTINGUISHER" Text reads: "Though not a wizard by profession, Old Uncle Sam knows how to save his Bacon, and deprive Secession Of its leading spirit--Traitor Davis."  Printed & Published by: Copyright secured Brown & Ryan, New York.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope copyright 1861, - 5 3/4 x 3 1/8.  Blk. die ink, printed on early American made envelope with full flap closure and gum on verso; a lovely organic light golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition.

$24.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Rare American Civil War Cover-Envelope; The Monkey Speaker, "The Speaker of the House..." Text reads: "The Speaker of the House of the "Southern Confederacy" now Assembled, July 20th, 1861."  Printed & Published by: Copyright secured Brown & Ryan, New York.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope copyright 1861, - 5 3/4 x 3 1/8.  Brown ink die, printed on early American made envelope with full flap closure and gum on verso; a lovely organic rich golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion & a minor tear along edge (e.g., out of field). Overall, fine/very fine condition.

$25.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art & Propaganda

Original & Rare American Civil War Cover-Envelope "SECESSION" Text reads: "DIXIE!"  Printed & Published by: Copyright secured Brown & Ryan, New York.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope copyright 1861, - 5 1/2 x 3 1/8.  Blk. ink die, printed on early American made envelope with full flap closure and gum on verso; a lovely organic and rich golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition. 

$20.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art and Propaganda

Rare & Original Civil War Cover-Envelope “The Jeff. Davis’ Neck-tie.” Printed by the: S.C. Upham, 310 Chestnut St.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 3 2/3, Blue die ink printed on early American made envelope with full gum on verso; a lovely golden-browning and minimal abrasion seen. Overall, fine condition. 

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art and Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope The "Jeff. Davis and the Traitorous Congressman." "W e've Had Enough! Compromise."  "All Right, Jeff, Leave It To Me!"  Printed by the: S.C. Upham, 310 Chestnut St. Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 2 2/3, Blk die ink printed on early American made fine woven wire fiber parchment envelope with no gum seen on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue throughout. Overall, very fine condition.

$22.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art and Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope The "J.D. - HIS MARQUE." A GREAT SKULL AND CROSSBONES PIRATE FLAG OF DEATH VIGNETTE!  Printed by the: S.C. Upham, 310 Chestnut St. Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/4 x 3 1/4, Blk die ink printed on early American made woven wire fiber parchment envelope with flap and full gum and residue on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue and minimal abrasion seen. Overall, fine/very fine condition.

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art and Propaganda

Original Civil War Cover-Envelope "The way the Southern Loan was Taken."  Printed by the: S.C. Upham, 310 Chestnut St. Boston, Massachusetts.  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope c.1860's - 5 1/2 x 3 1/2, red die ink printed on early American made woven fiber parchment envelope with flap and gum on verso; a lovely organic golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition.

$19.00
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1860s American Civil War Envelope Cover Works of Art and Propaganda

Original & Rare American Civil War Cover-Envelope - Text reads: "The "BRAGG" FRUIT of the PALMETTO TREE-son." A Confederate Officer Hanging; Printed & Published by: S.C. Upham, 310 Chestnut St. Boston, Massachusetts  Anti-Confederate American Civil War Illustrated Cover-Envelope copyright 1861, - 5  x 3 .  Blue ink die, printed on early American made fine envelope with full flap closure and gum on verso; a lovely organic light golden-browning hue seen with minimal abrasion. Overall, fine/very fine condition.

$25.00
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A Rare Confederat State of America Civil War Envelope

A rare Confederate Civil War Frank, written in blk ink (recto) addressed to: Lieutenant Field of Hampton Legion, South Carolina Volunteers, Gary’s Cavalry Brigade, Richmond, Virginia. Scarce Town marking of Arnold’s Mills, South Carolina; dated as received (verso) May 2, 1863 in lead pencil. A lovely hand cancelled ten cent greenish-blue Jefferson Davis Confederate States Stamp [A6 fine] issued on April 1863.  Soldier's Envelope, 3 x 5 1/2 used, with full flap possibly hand made with rich age-toning and light staning seen. Overall, fine condition.

$225.00
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Abercrombie, J J
Autograph Slip Signed 5- x 2-1/2 lined paper
$40.00
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Abert, John James
Autograph Slip Signed 3-1/2 x 2
$40.00
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Alden, Alonzo
Autograph Letter Signed 01/03/1883 8-1/2 x 6-7/8 written on back of insurance claim form plus 1-1/4 x 4-1/4 Autograph Slip
$55.00
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Alger, Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander Alger (February 27, 1836 - January 24, 1907) was the 20th Governor and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan and also U.S. Secretary of War during the Presidential administration of William McKinley.  Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. -  3 1/2 x 2 1/4 mounted Leaf:  signed in blk ink with a nice even browning seen in lettering and age-toning on parchment.  Overall, fine condition. 

$40.00
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Alley, John Bassett (Congressman:Antebellum & Civil War)

John Bassett Alley (January 7, 1817 – January 19, 1896) was a businessman and politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts before and during the American Civil War. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. - 5 x 2 written in blk ink on lovely heavy age-toned parchment while serving in the House of Representatives.  Apperas to be a leaf taken from a tablet of bond parchment. Overall, fine condition. 

$20.00
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Allison, William Boyd
Autograph Card Signed, n.d. 4 x 2 1/2
$25.00
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American Civil War Confederate Deed (1863)

Virginia, the Confederate State of America (CSA) during the American Civil War era under the new guidlines from President Jefferson Davis and his Department of the Interior approved the buying and selling of land grantes with deeds. Document Signed, 08/06/1863 - 7 2/3 x 9 1/2 irragular Folio:  Deed signed by, John H. Ellis to William R. Bishop a tract of land in Sussex County, Virginia (i.e., Sussex county was a part of the "so-called" Confederate State of America) for $500.00; Deed is written on old English woven fiber wire dyed pale blue parchment with blk ink and with a three-fold crease.  Lovely age-toning seen throughout document with some minor staining and abrasion plus, a small tear.  Overall, fine condition.

$25.00
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American Civil War News Letter Signed

During the American Civil War (1861-1865); Autograph Letter Signed, n.d. - 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 Folio: written to: Martha Bell, from: Frank (e.g., kin) letter appears to speak of a Charly...gived news two, promotions from Sgt. Major, mail duty...Appears to be from a Union camp, due to the blue line parchment and woven fiber wire on leaf. The Union was supplied from the North with paper goods.  A four-fold crease with a pin hole in center crease.  Apperas to be organic in age-toning with minor tears to edges. A quill pen and blk ink well was used in wording. Overall, very good condition.

$15.00
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American Civil War Widows Pension Certificate

The Department of the Interior Act of April 19, 1908 Docket No. 699755, American Civil War, from Private George Granger, Co. B 141 Regt. Penna & as 1st Sergeant in 24th Regt. Reserve Veteran Corp for Hattie E. Granger, Payable Quarterly by the U.S. Pension Agent at Philadelphia, Pa.  Document Signed Folio:  04/08/1910 - 8 x 10 1/2 Secetary of the Interior Richard Achilles Ballinger & James L. Davenport, Commissioner of Pensions; signed in both red and blk ink on Offical U.S. Document parchment with an emboss seal of the American Eagle on Olive Branch; lovely age-toning seen with a two-fold crease and no tears or pin holes seen.  Overall, fine/very fine condition. 

$35.00
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Andrews, George Lippitt
Autograph Slip Writing Signed 03/18/1914
$30.00
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Andrews, John A

John Albion Andrew (May 31, 1818 - October 30, 1867) was a U.S. political figure. He served as the 25th Governor of Massachusetts between 1861 and 1866 during the American Civil War.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. - 4 3/4 x 2 1/4 Leaf:  written in blk ink with a lovely golden brown hue seen in lettering and nice age-toning on parchment.  Overall, fine condition. 

$30.00
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Andrews, John A

John Albion Andrew (May 31, 1818 - October 30, 1867) was a U.S. political figure. He served as the 25th Governor of Massachusetts between 1861 and 1866 during the American Civil War.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. - 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 mounted Leaf:  written in blk ink with rich age-toning seen throughout leaf.  Overall, fine condition. 

$30.00
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Anthony, Henry Bowen
Autograph Card Signed 3-1/2 x2 scalloped corners PLUS 2-3/4 x 1-1/4 Document size U.S.S.
$25.00
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Badger, William
7 x 4 inches
$100.00
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Bayard Jr, James Asheton
Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. 4 x 1 1/2 mounted - Fine/Very Fine
$40.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Thomas Francis Bayard (October 29, 1828 September 28, 1898) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served three terms as U.S. Senator from Delaware, and as U.S. Secretary of State, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Autograph Senate Slip Writing Signed, 1881 - 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 written in blk ink overall, fine cond.
$40.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Autograph Card Signed 06/00/1888
$35.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Autograph Slip Writing Signed
$35.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Autograph Slip Signed
$30.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Autograph Card Signed
$30.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Autograph Slip Signed
$25.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Autograph Card Signed
$40.00
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Bayard, Thomas Francis
Thomas Francis Bayard (October 29, 1828 - September 28, 1898) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, Delaware. Autograph Document Signed, 05/23/1885 7 1/2 x 4 5/8 with the seal embossed on document of the Department of State Delaware written in blk ink overall, fine condition.
$40.00
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Beecher, Mrs. Henry Ward

Mrs. Henry Ward Beecher (1812 - 1897) was a wrtter and author. She was influential both for her writings and her public stands on womens social issues of the day. Card Writing Signed, n.d. Ivory Card stock 4 1/2 x 3 1/2.   Written in blk ink address in Brooklyn, overall, fine cond.

$45.00
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Bellows, Henry Whitney

Henry Whitney Bellows (June 11, 1814 – January 30, 1882) was American clergyman, and the planner and president of the United States Sanitary Commission, the leading soldiers' aid society, during the American Civil War. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. 4 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink overall, fine condition.

$40.00
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Bowditch, William Ingersoll

William Ingersoll (Bowditch) (b.1808 - 1870) was an American lawyer and politician who became an outspoken abolitionist to end slavery. He would use the pulpit and political platform to speak out agnist the southern slave owners and politicians.  Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. -  4  3/4 x 2 1/2 written on old english 'wove' fiber wire parchment.  A leaf written in blk ink showing nice and rich age-toning overall, fine condition.  

$45.00
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Breckenridge, Clifton Rodes

Clifton Rodes Breckinridge (November 22, 1846 – December 3, 1932) was a Democratic alderman, congressman, diplomat, businessman and veteran of the Confederate Army and Navy. He was a member of the prominent Breckinridge family, the son of Vice President of the United States and Confederate General John C. Breckinridge and the great-grandson of U.S. Senator and Attorney General of the United States John Breckinridge. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d.  5 x 8 1/2  on Offical House of Representatives U.S. Stationery written in blk ink on lined note paper with embossed seal in paper and one minor paper tear (20mm) overall, fine condition.

$40.00