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    [Mexican War]. Captain John R. Duncan Autograph Letter Signed. One page with integral address leaf, 7.75" x 9.75", Cerralvo [Mexico], October 13, 1847. Duncan, captain in the Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, writes to Adjutant General R. Jones relating the story that led to the discharge application of Private John M. Fletcher, who "was thrown from his horse in New Orleans wile in a state of intoxication." Brazos Type VI postmark. The letter was originally rated ten cents, but was changed to free as it was "official business." Folds. Light ink bleed-through.

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    March, 2015
    14th Saturday
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