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    C.S.A. Vice President Alexander Stephens War Date Autograph Letter Signed. "Alexander Stephens V.P.C.S.A." 1½ pages with docketing on integral leaf, 4.25" x 6.75" plain paper, Sparta, Georgia, September 13, 1863, "To General [Braxton] Bragg or any other Confederate officer to whom it may be presented". Stephens is requesting permission for a woman to be allowed to cross the lines, in part: "The object of this letter is to make known Mrs. Betty Pratt in whose behalf it is written. She is the wife of Capt. Bernard Pratt of Mo now in our service. Mrs. Pratt is also the niece of Genl. Taylor and the niece of Mrs. Genl McLaws. Her loyalty therefore to our cause need not be questioned or doubted. She is very anxious to visit her mother in Louisville, Ky. She is a lady of most excellent family..." Fine condition.

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