Autographed Letter Signed

BURNSIDE, Gen. Ambrose E.

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Price: $400.00

Date Published: 1865

Description: 2 pages (front and back), 7.75 x 4.75 inches, with a three-line postscript signed with initials, Fremont House, July 18, 1865. Signed "AE Burnside," written just three months after Lee's surrender, declining an invitation to attend a public event at Cambridge, in part: "I am very sorry that some business engagements call me to New York this week, as they prevent the possibility of accepting your kind invitation to attend the Commemoration at Cambridge on the 21st. I have just told Mr. Jackson that I will make an effort to hasten my work in New York, and if possible will reach Cambridge Friday morning..." Horizontal folds; tiny chip on the upper right corner of page two. Very good condition.

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

Book ID: 4187

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