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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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Patriotic Lettersheets

Lot 2429    

Confederacy, 7-Star Flag Lettersheet, red and blue flag patriotic design with "Green & Co.'s Book Store, Nashville Tenn." imprint, printing dramatically misaligned, on lettersheet datelined "June the 2, 1861, Camp Cheatham" with some interesting content that mentions measles outbreak filling up hospital and "…There is three Regiments here which is three thousand men. There was thirty men got away last night. The whole Regiment is guarded all around for a mile, and one of the men that got away went up to the guard, and the guard did not want him to pass and he struck the guard across the head and broke his skull. He belonged to the Rock City guards from Nashville, and we have not heard anything from them … Two and three trains run here every day…", signed John B. Bass; few toned spots, minor splitting along folds, Fine and very unusual with the misregistration, ex-Brandon.
C.S.A. Catalog No. F7-5A    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $400

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