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    John L. Worden Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages, 4.5" x 7", Washington D.C., October 25, 1890. A letter to Lawton Coggeshall, complimenting his large collection of marine paintings. Worden writes, "I was much impressed with their correct representation of our marine vessels of bygone days." Worden (1818-1897) commanded the USS Monitor against the CSA Virginia at Hampton Roads, the first battle of ironclad ships. Accompanied by the original transmittal cover postmarked October 26, 1890. Near fine, with very light toning.


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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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