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[envelope to Lydia A. Bishoff}

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.40.40 Author/Creator: Place Written: Washington, District of Columbia Type: Envelope Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 envelope ; 9 x 14.8 cm. Order a Copy

Envelope from Washington, DC, addressed to Miss Lydia A. "Bishop," Portland, Preston County, Western VA.

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