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    Mobile & Ohio Rail Road Company Letters (Four), dated between 1869 and 1878. Three of the letters are requests for free travel passes (from a congressman, assistant secretary of state, and a state auditor). One letter notifies the president of the railroad company that there "is no objection to the employment of colored men as Mail Messengers." All letters are written on official government letterhead and are handsomely framed and matted together for an overall size of 27" x 31".

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    October, 2010
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
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