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    Civil War Era Business Letter to T. W. House with Cover and Postage. One and one-half pages, 5" x 8.25", December 16, 1864, [?] Texas, concerning business between House of Houston and J. B. Wells. Some paper loss to top right corner of page two. Lightly soiled and stained; very good.

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    Thomas William House (1814-1880) was a very successful wholesale merchant who was active in the service of the Confederacy. He served as Houston's mayor in 1862.



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    November, 2009
    21st Saturday
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