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    David Homer Bates. Lincoln in the Telegraph Office. Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War. New York: The Century Co., 1907. First edition. Very good condition.

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    Octavo. viii, [1]-432 pages. Illustrated. Original red cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine and front board. Corners bumped, spine dark, with other moderate shelf wear. Hinges cracked but the textblock remains solid. Former owner's name on the front free endpaper. Generally a very good copy.

    Bates was the manager of the War Department Telegraph Office, and cipher operator during the Civil War.

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