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    Drake De Kay Civil War Field Pass Signed. One partially-printed page, 8" x 4.75", Washington, July 20th, 1861, allowing D. W. Fiske "3 days over the Bridges & within the original lines." De Kay, aide-de-camp to General Mansfield, has signed with an extremely bold signature. According to sources, he did so to allow sentries to read it in dim lighting. Folding. Tone around edges. Slight Ink erosion. Slightly soiled.

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    August, 2013
    8th Thursday
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