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    Confederate Government Signatures. President Davis, Vice-President Stephens and nearly all members of the Confederate Cabinet are included here as follows:
    Jefferson Davis- signature card. Old tape not affecting signature, light foxing throughout, good condition.
    Alexander H. Stephens- two signed cards, very good condition.
    Judah P. Benjamin- two clipped signatures, one large and one small, fine condition. Benjamin was Attorney General, Secretary of War and Secretary of State respectively.
    Thomas Bragg- clipped signature, fine condition. Served as Attorney General.
    John C. Breckinridge- Clipped signature, fine condition. Commanded Kentucky's "Orphan Brigade" before becoming Secretary of War.
    William M. Browne- signature card as Secretary of State, fine condition.
    George Davis- DS on Confederate Department of Justice letterhead, very fine condition. Davis was the last Confederate Attorney General.
    Robert Hunter- clipped signature, fine condition. Served as Secretary of State.
    Stephen R. Mallory- signature card, very fine condition and free-franked cover. Secretary of the Navy.
    Christopher Memminger- clipped signature, soiling, good condition. Secretary of the Treasury.
    George W. Randolph- ALS as Confederate Secretary of War, one page, to Jefferson Davis, July 1, 1862. The content deals with communications and mentions a dispatch to General Bragg. On coarse brown Confederate paper, fine condition.
    John Reagan- signature card, fine condition. Postmaster General for the entire war.
    James A. Seddon- ANS as Secretary of War on C.S. War Department note pape, old tape not affecting signature, good condition.
    James A. Seddon- ALS as Secretary of War on War Department stationery to Joseph Brown, Governor of Georgia. Fine condition with a large, bold signature.
    Gustavus W. Smith- post-war ALS, fine condition.
    Robert A. Toombs- post-war ALS, stains and aging, good condition. The confederacy's first Secretary of State.
    George A. Trenholm- ALS, one page, as Secretary of the Treasury on Department stationery, some soiling, else very good condition.
    Leroy P. Walker- signature card, very fine condition. The confederacy's first Secretary of War.
    Thomas H. Watts- ALS, one page, 1864 as Governor of Alabama, fine condition. watts had previously serves as C.S. Attorney General.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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