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    Simon Bolivar Buckner Autograph Letter Signed "Simon B. Buckner." Two pages, 5" x 8", on cancelled Commercial Insurance Company letterhead, New Orleans, October 15, 1867. The former Confederate general commends the publishers of E. A. Pollard's book Lee and His Lieutenants for the author's scholarship and literary style, writing in part: "Please accept my acknowledgments for the handsome copy of 'Lee and his Lieutenants' transmitted to me at the request of the author...As far as I have been able to glance at the different biographical sketches they impress me as not only correct in all the essential points,; but they are written in a style of narrative which cannot but be attractive..." With the usual fold creases, else fine.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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