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    [Mexican War]. Four Letters Requesting Commissions. The earliest of the four, addressed to Gen. Winfield Scott, dated May 26, 1846, is from a Charles Van Doren offering his services as aide-de-camp. Also included is a James C. Sprigg letter to Gen. John M. McCallas[?] requesting an appointment as an officer, a letter from R.T. Gibbs to Samuel W. Inge requesting an appointment as a surgeon (bearing a Vera Cruz Type IV postmark), and a letter from 1st Lt. George W. Clutter of the 13th Regiment addressed to President Tyler asking to remain an officer after the war. Only minor discolorations in a few places.

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    March, 2015
    14th Saturday
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