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    Early Americana Document and Autograph Collection consisting of approximately 50 items. Offered here is a great group of documents and letters from a wide variety of individuals and locations, most dated from the late 1700s to the mid 1800s. Just a few of the items are described below:

    Albert Pike, attorney, Confederate general, Freemason. An ALS regarding Masonic ritual, handwritten lyrics to "My Old Kentucky Home" including the third verse written by Pike.

    Dr. James Laurence Cabell, in charge of Confederate hospitals, professor at University of Virginia. ALS regarding university professor appointment.

    Gamaliel Bradford, American privateer. ADS.

    Thomas Willing, Continental Congress delegate, Bank of the United States president. DS.

    This lot is full of great material such as these mentioned. Generally very good condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    February, 2006
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