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    Winfield Scott Addressed and Signed Cover. 5" x 2.75", Saratoga Springs, New York; August 24, [no year]. Addressed in Scott's hand to Mrs. William C. DeHart in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. At the lower left corner Scott has also written, "Mr. Dayton, Post-Master will oblige me by sending this note at once to its address. Winfield Scott." Letter had been sealed on verso with red wax. Captain William C. DeHart served as General Scott's aide-de-camp during the War of 1812 and the Mexican war. From the Bret J. Formichi American Civil War Rarities Collection.

    Condition: Light and uneven toning throughout. Usual wear and soiling. There are some small tears on verso from where the envelope was opened.


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    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
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