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    Confederate General Robert Edward Lee Clipped Signature "R E Lee/ Arlington". 2.5" x 1". Mounted to a larger backing. An incredible Lee signature cut from the integral address panel of a letter written to his wife. Just to the left of the signature is a portion of the "s" in "Mrs". Accompanying the signature is a copy of a page taken from Philip Van Doren Stern's book Robert E. Lee the Man and the Soldier which illustrates two letters Lee wrote to his wife at Arlington and it leaves no doubt that this signature was indeed removed from a letter addressed to Mrs. Lee. While not particularly scarce, Lee's signature is perhaps the most important of all Confederate autographs. A near fine example.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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