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    George Armstrong Custer: In a Three-page Handwritten Missive, He Outlines the Rules of Croquet. Autograph manuscript unsigned, three full pages, quarto, no date, probably circa 1866. Divided into seven detailed sections, 7.5" x 9.5". Condition is generally excellent, with some slight deterioration in the center where original horizontal and vertical fold lines converge.

    Despite his active life as an outdoorsman and horseback rider, this is the only item we've ever encountered that associates Custer with an unrelated sport. This unpublished manuscript was reputedly part of the estate of Libbie Custer.


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    June, 2013
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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