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Alexandria: Time-Life Books, 1998. Illus. 14 volumes. 4to, white cloth, d.w. Alexandria: Time-Life Books, (1998-2000). Near Fine 40th Anniversary Edition. All the volumes have a sticker from a previous individual owner on each front flyleaf. Otherwise the set is in fine condition in near fine dust wrappers.
Hartford, CT: 1884. 2 pages, 8 x 5.25 inches, President of Board of Managers, National Home for Disabled Veterans Services, Hartford, Connecticut, May 12, 1884, to fellow Union General and Medal of Honor recipient, William H. Henry, declining an invitation by the Veterans of Vermont to be their guest on July 4th week, in part: "I have already accepted one from the Society of Cincinnati of which I am a member, to meet with them in Philadelphia on the same.....
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. N.Y.: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1997). First Edition. 10th printing. Signed by the author. Two stickers on the front cover of the dust wrapper - one with a quotation praising the book by John Berendt, the other indicating that this is an autographed copy.
1861. 1 page, 7 x 4.5 inches, no place, June 13, 1861. Short note in a strong, flowing hand extending regrets at not being able to see the recipient. Usual folds and a chip on the accompanying blank page; very good condition. American explorer, Civil War major general, and Republican nominee for President in 1856.
San Francisco: 1867. 4 pages (front and back), each two-page spread measuring 7 x 9 inches, San Francisco, January 18, 1867. Signed "Wm. H. French" as colonel, to a senator, inquiring why his promotion to brigadier general has been held up and mentioning General Grant, in part: "I have my appointment of Bvt. Brigadier here in possession why it was withheld at the War Office and by whom and what for? I will not hazard to say. On a communication.....