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    Union General John E. Wool: Two Address Covers with Free Frank Signatures. Both covers, which are addressed to A.S. Lenoir and measure 5.5" x 3.25" each, are mounted to a backing sheet to an overall size of 8.5" x 11". The uppermost, dated October 20, n.y., is franked in the upper right corner "Insp-Genls-Office / [signed] John E. Wool / Brig. Genl / U S Army" with "Free" just to the left. The lower panel also bears a franking signature in the upper right corner, reading "Public Service / [signed] John E. Wool." Wool, a career military man, served through the War of 1812, Mexican War, and Civil War. In the latter, he was the oldest officer on either side. Both are toned, else fine.

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    September, 2015
    17th Thursday
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