Autographed Letter Signed

GIBBONS, James "Cardinal" (1934 - 1921)

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Date Published: 1862

Description: 1 page, 8 x 5 inches, no place, November 26, 1862. Scarce war-date letter to David Dougherty, written while he was chaplain at Fort McHenry, ministering to Union and Confederate alike, in part: "...You have been appointed to call the meeting this afternoon to nominate the officers. Let me know at once whether you accept..." Two horizontal folds; small black ink stain on the top edge. Very good condition.

Comments: Cardinal Gibbons, Roman Catholic prelate established Washington University. In 1886 Pope Leo XIII made Gibbons the second American cardinal ever.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 211965


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Dear Mr. Hample, Just a short note to confirm receipt of the book and my absolute satisfaction with it. I am in the process of building a library of books from the interwar period to document and understand the events as seen by contemporaries as very often knowledge of what happened afterwards colours the views of historians. I am mainly focussed on Italian matters but books describing current events in other countries such as Germany, UK, France, Spain, Japan and the US are of interest to me. If you have a catalogue or can indicate to me any other books that you think could interest me, I would be very gratefll.Thank you in advance and best regards. - Massimo C.
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