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    [Civil War] Captain Owens D. Havely, 7th Missouri Cavalry, Group of Letters, including: Notice of Death from an officer to the widow of Owens D. Havely. One and one-half pages, 7.5" x 11.75", Newtonia [Missouri], November 6, 1862. Addressed to "Mrs. Havely," It begins: "Dear Friend, it has become my painful duty to inform you of the death of your husband who died yesterday morning...he had been complaining some five or six weaks [sic] of Daioreah [sic] and indijestion [sic] and not having a surgeon in whom he could place confidence."[and:] Autograph Note Signed. One page, 7.75" x 4.5", Sealia [Missouri], November 19, 1862. Addressed to "Mrs. Havely," it reads in full: "after my Respects You Will please find enclosed A Telegram from Mr. Allen Which I Received yesterday at three o clock." Very fine. [and:] Telegram. One page, 8" x 5.5", on "Missouri and Western Telegraph" letterhead, Springfield, November 18, 1862. Partially printed and reads in full: " To Fountain May, Sedalia Mo. I will be home Sunday night. Wm. Allen." Includes two envelopes, both addressed to "Mrs. Havely/ Sedalia Mo."

    Also included is a group of ten love letters dating from the 1850s between "D" [Owens D. Havely] and "Jane", his wife to be. A touching archive.

    Estimate: $600 - $800.

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    November, 2011
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