Autographed Letter Signed

GIBBONS, James "Cardinal" (1934 - 1921)

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Price: $125.00

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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