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    Cover Addressed by George Washington to Patriot Patrick Henry Fantastic association linking great Revolutionary War Patriots George Washington and Patrick Henry in the form of an address cover engrossed by Washington. In full: "His Excelly Patrick Henry Esg / Gov r of the Commonwealth of Virginia" in large letters. The cover is labeled "Private" in another hand, perpendicularly along the left margin. The docket, which remains largely legible has some paper loss which has been reinforced, caused by the opening of the red wax seal. Cover has wear and some soiling, with mailing folds traversing Washington's holograph in two places. One can only imagine the content of the letter it once transmitted!

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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