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Wright, Augustus R. [draft of a contract]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02691.11.089 Author/Creator: Wright, Augustus R. Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 23 June 1865 Pagination: 2 p. ; 24.5 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Subsequent draft of the contract referred to in item No. 87. Also signed by Alex J. Harper, and Miller A. Wright.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaContractCottonAgriculture and Animal HusbandryLawBusiness and FinanceReconstructionUnion Forces

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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