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    [Charles Cornwallis]. George Townshend Autograph Letter Signed. One page of one leaf, 7.25" x 9", Portman Square [London], June 23, 1780. Townshend, the 1st Marquees, congratulates Charles Cornwallis, the British commander who, one year later, surrendered to American and French forces at Yorktown, on his "late brilliant Success at Charles Town." Mounting remnants and one repair on the reverse. Some foxing and minor staining. From the Donald P. Dow Collection.

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    April, 2015
    9th Thursday
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