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    Jefferson Davis Letter Signed as the U.S. Secretary of War. One page, 8" x 10", Washington, August 6, 1853, to attorney James Lyons concerning his compensation as "Counsel on behalf of the United States" in the case of French v. Bankhead. The letter is affixed to a slightly larger page of stationery from the 1860s reading, "Quartermaster General's Office." Glue has bled through the paper causing some discoloration, but the text and Davis' signature are boldly written and easily discernable.

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    September, 2011
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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