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    Autograph Letters Signed by William R. McKee and John P. Kennedy. ALS "W R McKee", 3pp., 7.75" x 9.75", Fort Preble, June 5, 1832, to his mother, acknowledging receipt of news of the death of two friends. Also content regarding a request for a military transfer and the state of his finances. McKee, a noted military officer, died during the Mexican War on Feb. 25, 1847, while landing his regiment at Buena Vista. Together with an ALS "John P. Kennedy", one page, Baltimore, Feb. 8, 1850, complying with a request for an autograph. John P. Kennedy served as Secretary of the Navy during the Fillmore administration. Both pieces in near fine condition.

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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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