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    William E. "Grumble" Jones Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 7.75" x 9.75", New Market, Virginia; January 22, 1863. Written on lined paper to Colonel Henry B. Davidson concerning the arrest of kidnappers. It reads in part: "Enclosed please find charges against Halt and Martin for kidnapping...the civil authorities can take charge of the men against whom only civil charges are laid...I foresee the impropriety of...trying them soon at Front Royal..." From the Military Archive of CSA General Henry B. Davidson.

    Condition: Text of letter is light. Mounting residue with paper attachment on verso. Toning from residue has bled through along the recto left margin. Lightly toned along margins. Smoothed mail folds.


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    May, 2021
    19th Wednesday
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