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    [Confederacy] Customs Slip for the Port of Holly Springs. One page, 14" x 6", on pink paper with "Confederate States of America, Port of Holly Springs, Mississippi" letterhead, June 4, 1861, for "Entry of Merchandise imported by W. Lake on the Mississippi Central Railroad, From Baltimore, United States." Also attached is a handwritten, sworn testimony by William Lake that "the entry now delivered...to the Collector of the Port of Holly Springs, contains a just and true account of all the Goods, Wares and Merchandise imported by...me." Staining at the top margin from archival tape; testimony is separated along horizontal fold. Some slight toning. Very good.

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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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