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Unknown (fl. 1861-1865) to Mr William Personius

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.36.42 Author/Creator: Unknown (fl. 1861-1865) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Envelope Date: 1861-1865 Pagination: envelope ; 7.2 x 13 cm. Order a Copy

Postmarked October 28

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