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    1861 Broadside: "Departure of the Lima Volunteers!" May 6, 1861, 14" x 20", Lima, New York, notifying the public that "Under Orders to March on Wedensday [sic] next. A Farewell Address Will be delivered to the Lima Volunteers by the Rev. J. M. Reid, D. D. At the M. E. Church in the Village of Lima on Wednesday the 8th of May, 1861, at 1, o'clock P.M. A Flag Will be Presented to The Volunteers by the Ladies of Lima on that occasion." Admission for the affair was "25 cents. Proceeds to be appropriated for the benefit of the Volunteers." Lyman Hawes is identified as "Chairman" and Henry Decker, Jr., as "Secretary." Penciled notations along top edge. Foxing with some dampstaining. Mounting remnants and wrinkles in all four corners. Toned and in very good condition.

    Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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