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    Civil War Generals: A good collection of 15 signed pieces in a variety of formats. Includes Nathaniel Banks A.L.S. December 31, [n.y.] assuring a Mrs. Thayer that her "seat will be reserved..." With mounted carte-de-visite sized mounted albumen of Banks in Uniform. Mounted and toned at left margin; George Sykes A.L.S. Nov. 5, 1877 concerning real estate; Windsor B. French A.L.S. September 18, 1891; William B. Franklin A.N.S. June 18, 1859; Daniel G. Fowle signature as governor of North Carolina; John G. Foster A.L.S. May 29, 1865 concerning captured Confederate property to be turned over the federal government; Manning F. Force A.L.S. August 29, 1892; Francis Fessenden A.L.S. November 27, 1882 enclosing "an autograph [not present] of the late Wm Pitt Fessenden..."; C. W. Folsom A.L.S. Nov. 15, 1861 thanking a Mrs Rogers for "...The box of jellies you so kindly sent to your wounded men...Your jellies, dear Mrs. Rogers, have filled most desirable place in the comfort of our invalids. Our surgeons shake their heads at much use o them, & talk about plain diet as being the best &c, but I always felt the moral effect of jelly as being great. One says to themselves 'now I will get well, so that I may eat heaps of it.' It reminds one that there is something worth living & getting well for..."; James B. Fry A.L.S. May 31, 1886; Thomas A. Ruger A.L.S. December 11, [n.y.]; Milo S. Hascall A.L.S. Nov 21, 1863 concerning "...two pieces of Shields Battery with the 2 Howitzers you speak of and the management of the Howitzer is in the care of Shield's men...". Assistant secretary J. N. Huber A.L.S. Beaufort, S.C., February 5, 1864 discussing the disciplining of a soldier; Wagner Swayne T.L.S. Dec. 18, 1890 concerning a meeting of the Loyal Legion; Edwin J. Foster T.L.S. as Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, April 19, 1930. Condition ranges from very good to fine. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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