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    U.S. General Daniel Sickles Autograph Letter Signed "D E Sickles". One page, 5" x 7", lined paper, Good Hope, D.C., October 3, 1861, to Brigadier General L. Thomas, adjutant general, U.S. Army. In this rough draft letter, Sickles accepts his promotion to brigadier general. In full, "I hereby communicate through you to the War Department as desired in the letter of appointment I had the honor to receive, [several words crossed out] my acceptance of the office of Brigadier General, and to return herewith, subscribed and attested, the oath of allegiance enclosed to me, with a memorandum of my age, Residence & Birth place." Minor folds and a bit of staining, else fine.

    Provenance: The William Turner Collection


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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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