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    Confederate Letter with Two Confederate Stamps. Four pages, 7.75" x 9.75", Holly Springs, April 14, 1863, from a sister "Mary G. S." to her brother, Dr. Thomas P. Shields, "Hospital Surgeon in Richmond" containing very good content of local news on the "Yankees" and Federals" who have "came to our vicinity the 1st week in November & just stripped us of everything on the farm except a few barrels of corn . . . & the greater part of our cattle & negroes." The letter is folded to create its own cover and contains two postmarked Confederate stamps on the address panel featuring Jeff Davis. Very clear and bold ink. Minor staining on outside panels.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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