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    Varina Davis ALS in Jeff Davis Free-Franked Cover. Varina Howell Davis Autograph Letter Signed, "V. Davis", one page, 4.25" x 7", Washington, D.C., n.d., to Martha Wade, Georgetown, District of Columbia. The body of the letter reads,"I send you the receipt for crochet bonnets and regret that I could not send it earlier. I hope Mademoiselle was not inconvenienced by the want of it. I will send the basket by the first opportunity, and be much obliged to you for bringing it for me. the girls send their best love to you and please accept mine, and give my respects to Miss Engliso...". The cover bears a Washington FREE postmark and is signed "J Davis U.S.S." Although undated, it is likely that this letter was mailed during Davis's first term in the U.S. Senate, 1847-1851. Overall fine condition.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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