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    [Orlando H. Ross]. Ulysses S. Grant Autograph Letter Signed "U. S. Grant." Two pages with integral blank, 5" x 8", City Point [Virginia], October 29, 1864. Writing to Treasury Agent William P. Mellen as a recommendation for Orlando H. Ross. In full: "Gen. Sherman having expressed a willingness for Capt. O. H. Ross to keep a supply store within his command. I would request that the permit be given for Vicksburg Miss. I would limit it to what might be termed a Military supply store, that is confine it to such articles of clothing and other articles as officers, soldiers and Govt. employees would require." Grant's signature is found on page two. Weakened folds are separating at the upper and lower edges. Toned with some staining at the right edge.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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