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    David Dixon Porter Letter and Free Franked Cover Signed, both as "David D. Porter". The letter is one page, 7.75" x 9.75", Navy Department letterhead, Washington, D.C., August 16, 1865, to E. J. Brooks at Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. In answer to a request, Porter grants a three-month leave of absence to the correspondent. Very good condition; folds, some staining, Porter's signature has "bled" just a bit.

    The associated envelope has Porter's franking signature as Chief of Bureau, and features a "Washington, D.C. Free" postmark dated August 16, 1865, 6.25" x 3.5". Very good condition with some general staining.


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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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