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    Confederate Lieutenant General William J. Hardee Secretarially-Signed Letter. One and one-quarter pages, 8.75" x 11.25", "Head Quarters Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Charleston S.C. January 24, 1865" to Union Brigadier General Rufus Saxton, commander of the Union forces on the South Carolina sea islands. Hardee authorizes the "sale of cotton within the limits of my department to any agent, or agents, who may be empowered to act under your [Brig. Gen. Saxton] authority." The letter is written on the verso of a printed recommendation for Howard C. Cady for the office of Register. The letter contains some foxing. Also included is a printed letter signed in print by "J. Wheeler / Major General" and dated December 1864, as well as a copy of Harper's Weekly (November 28, 1857).

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    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
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