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    Civil War Naval Autographs A fine collection of 11 pieces signed by members of the Navy during the Civil War. Includes: John A. Dahlgren S.P., a nice Brady carte-de-visite signed in the lower margin adding rank "J. A. Dahlgren R. Adml U.S.N. " with Brady imprint and tax stamp on verso. Together with his endorsement signature on a docket; J. M. Brooke A.L.S. Richmond, July 30, [no year] to General Beauregard: "...the Charleston is reported ready for her armament & the navy carriages for treble banded seven inch rifle will be finished tomorrow that gun will be mounted on board Comdr Ingraham has been instructed to loan you until required for navy purpose, one of the Double banded 7 inch rile, intended for Palmetto State or Chicora now in Charleston. It is to be regretted that in loaning this gun to the army we impair the efficiency of our vessels..."; Kearsarge commander John A. Winslow, signature "John A. Winslow Commodore"; David D. Porter Signature with rank on a gilt lined card; John W. Livingston A.L.S. New York, May 21, 1881. Tipped to a larger sheet; William B. Cushing signature with rank affixed to the top of a mounted A.L.S. of Isabel M. Cushing, 1865; Joseph Brown A.L.S. North Albany, Indiana, February 25, 1864 to David D. Porter; J. R. Ingersoll A.L.S. February, 23, 1841 together with an A.N.S. March 15, 1864; Francis J. Higginson, A.L.S. New York, [no date]. Together eleven pieces, in very good to fine condition. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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