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    Group Lot of Ten Confederate Generals' Autographs consisting of:
    Charles W. Field- 1889 ALS.
    Joseph Finnegan- Lengthy signed 1868 legal document.
    Jesse J. Finley- 1887 ALS responding to invitation to attend Confederate veterans reunion.
    John Buchanan Floyd- Clipped signature signed as U.S. "Secretary of War" (1857). He served as governor of Virginia and commander at Fort Donelson in 1862.
    William H. Forney- 1889 ALS on U.S. House of Representatives stationary.
    Samuel G. French- Clipped signature.
    Samuel G. French- 1899 handwritten signed note.
    Samuel G. French- A short signed note, trimmed.
    Daniel M. Frost- 1890 ALS, responding to autograph request and suggesting ways to contact a couple of other former C.S.A. generals. Apparently even then collectors were working on sets of these signatures.
    Birkett D. Fry- 1873 ALS, in a similar vein to the Frost letter cited above.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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