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    Manuscript Poem on the Civil War with Photos. Unique 36-page poem written in ink on blue-lined paper bound between pigskin covered boards "written by Eliza H. Bell during the war." It is divided into seven parts, ending with "Andersonville Prison". The volume includes two CDV's of key players John Brown and Boston Corbett. Some excerpts from "Election Day" segment: "Today we'll place again/ In the Presidential chair/ Our honest, faithful Abraham/ A man well known to fame/ For solemn was thy oath/ To guard with jealous care/The 'Constitution" and the 'laws'/ When first we placed thee there/ And we'' not now 'swap horses now/ While crossing o'er the stream'/ For a pilot such as thou/ The world has rarely seen." Partially detached front cover with linen tape repairs.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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