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    Ambrose E. Burnside Civil War Dated Letter, 1862 Autograph letter signed, "A. E. Burnside," 4.8" x 8, "Hd. Qrs &c.," January 5, 1862 to an unnamed governor. "I have had a staff bill drawn up which I think will be advantageous to the service and which I hope will meet with your approval - It will be sent to Mr. Wilson who will no doubt show it to you before it is put in the form of a bill to submit to the Senate. I hope to make a [visit?] within a very short time..." Burnside adds a short postscript, "Can you come down to see me for a day - I would be delighted to see you." Light horizontal crease, this letter is in excellent condition. Tastefully matted with a portrait of Burnside. From the collection of Bradley O'Leary. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
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