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    Civil War-Era Home Front Letters (Two). The first letter is a heartfelt four-page letter, written on a 5" x 8" bifolium, from Cincinnati, dated June 2, 1861, from Carrie Scheers to a "dear Julia." In this letter, the writer recalls spending lovely afternoons in their "dear, good old Texas home," and ends the letter with "Victory! Victory!" The second, two pages, measuring 5" x 8", dated November 7, 1864, is incomplete with general content, mentioning disdain for the Yankees.
    Condition: The Cincinnati letter was written in pencil, exhibits slight fading and smudging, staining, a few spots of light foxing, the beginning of separation at the smoothed folds, with previous tape repair. The second exhibits light toning, smoothed folds, and chipped edges.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    12th Saturday
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