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    [Mexican War]. Soldier's Autograph Letter. Two pages with integral blank, 8" x 10.25", "8 miles from the city of Mexico," April 5, 1848. Addressed to his sister, a hospital steward with the New York Volunteers writes that he is now preparing the sick to return to the U.S. "as the treaty has just returned from Washington ratified . . . and the utmost confidence is felt that Peace will be the immediate consequence." With a Vera Cruz Type VIII postmark. Folds. Paper loss on the address leaf.

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    March, 2015
    14th Saturday
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