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    Fitzhugh Lee Autograph Letter Signed on imprinted letterhead. One page, 8.5" x 11"; Glasgow, Virginia; January 10, 1891. A letter in response to a request for his autograph and sentiment on Washington. In part: "In the perfect balance of all faculties - in patriotism - in self abnegation - dignity of bearing - physical grandeur, and lofty courage, Washington has never been surpassed by citizen or soldier..." Signed in full, "Fitzhugh Lee." "Washington" has been overwritten in Lee's hand, possibly an edit of another city name.
    Condition: Usual flattened folds, with stray creasing. Toning is a bit darker at edges. A past dealer's printed description is affixed to the verso.


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    October, 2016
    19th Wednesday
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