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    Edmund Kirby Smith Autograph Letter Signed. ALS "E. Kirby Smith", one page, Sewanee, May 14, 1877 to James M. Brooks of Lynchburg, VA, regarding financial matters. In part: "I rec'd today your registered letter with Bond & notes enclosed, all correct. I am very much obliged & will be especially so if you collect the int[erest]. for us..." Accompanied by the original cover addressed in Kirby's hand and bearing a Sewanee postal cancellation. Letter has usual folds and is in near fine condition, with soiling and wear to the cover.

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    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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