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    Collection of Sixteen Items of Confederate Political Figures. Eleven photographs: William L. Yancey (Confederate Senator); Henry L. Benning (general); Howell Cobb (President of the Provisional Confederate Congress); Isham G. Harris (staff member for several generals); Robert M. T. Hunter (president pro tempore of the Confederate Senate); John Letcher (Confederate governor of Virginia); Stephen R. Mallory (Confederate Secretary of the Navy); James Mason (Confederate diplomat); Matthew F. Maury (Confederate naval officer); John Slidell (Confederate diplomat); and Lewis T. Wigfall (Confederate senator from Texas).

    Five documents: Confederate Virginia Governor John Letcher Document Signed; Confederate Naval Secretary Stephen Mallory Signature; Confederate Brigade Surgeon Hunter McGuire Document Signed; Confederate Treasury Secretary Christopher G. Memminger Autograph Letter Signed; and Confederate Senator Lewis Wigfall Signature. All items are mostly clean, save for the occasional minor soiling.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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