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    [Civil War]. Five Signatures of Generals, a Telegraph and a Missouri Pass. The signatures are all on small cards, measuring from 4" x 2.5" - 5.5" x 3.25", and include John Schofield (3), Grenville M. Dodge, and Francis M. Cockrell. The telegraph, 8.5" x 5.5", Kansas City; August 25, 1863, is from Brig. Gen. Thomas Ewing Jr. and addressed to Lieut. Col. Van Horn. It reads, in full: "Wait at St. Louis until my renewed application for your detail reaches there." Also included is a pass from Springfield, MO, dated March 4, 1862, which "permits the bearer P. L. [illegible] & 4 others to pass until 7 PM."

    Condition: All signatures are bold, telegraph has flattened folds and uneven edges. Uneven, light toning throughout lot. Overall very fine.

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    October, 2018
    25th Thursday
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