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    Louis Philippe d 'Orléans, Count of Paris, Autograph Letter Signed, "Louis Philippe d 'Orléans." Three pages (of a bifolium) on personal stationery, Twickenham, Middlesex, England; February 9, 1869. Letter from Prince Philippe to an unnamed colonel, in which he writes, in part,

    "I have been so busy lately that I had no time to answer your letter or call upon you. But I read with the greatest interest the account of your life and suffering in the Southern prisons, which I have just handed to the Prince de Joinville for his perusal. Now that it is all over, you may be glad to have gone through such an ordeal, but it must have been an awful time.... I have received as you may have also a circular concerning a meeting of all the late officers of the Army of the Potomac. I wish to acknowledge the receipt of it to my friend Gen. Butterfield, could you perhaps tell me how I should direct my letter."

    Condition: Letter has the usual folds, with residue of glue and paper on last blank page, where it was once attached to another surface; otherwise very good.


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