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    Fitzhugh Lee Autograph Quotation Signed. One page, 4.5" x 3.5" (sight), n. p., n. d. [circa post-April, 1865]. Lee has written the Latin phrase, "Vincit qui se vincit (He conquers who conquers himself)," above his signature. Directly below he has written: "Fitzhugh Lee/Virginia/Formerly Maj. Genl./Comdg: Cavalry/A.N.Va." Heavily faded, but still wholly legible. Lee was the nephew of Robert E. Lee and, after the war, fortieth governor of Virginia. Matted and framed with a photograph of Lee in Confederate uniform to an overall size of 17.25" x 12.25".

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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