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    Civil War Statesmen: Group of Twelve Cartes de Visite and One Signed Card. All CDVs are 2.5" x 4" and are signed by their subjects, except the CDVs of Lincoln's Vice President Hannibal Hamlin and New Hampshire Senator John P. Hale. On the verso, most have a handwritten request for the subject's signature. CDVs with signatures include those of Connecticut Senator Lafayette Foster, Lincoln's Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch, Mary Surratt's defender Reverdy Johnson, Minnesota Governor Alexander Ramsey, Michigan Senator Zachariah Chandler, Illinois Governor Richard Yates, New York Governor Edwin D. Morgan, Lincoln's War Secretary Joseph Holt, Iowa Senator James Harlan, and Wisconsin Senator James R. Doolittle. All except one have "Brady's Photographic Portrait Galleries" printed on verso. Joseph Holt has signed his calling card (2.5" x 3.5") "J. Holt, Judge Adv. General", a position he held from 1862-1875. All items are fine.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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