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Elmore, Bruce (fl. 1862-1865) to Libbie Elmore

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06588.097 Author/Creator: Elmore, Bruce (fl. 1862-1865) Place Written: Near Williamsburg, VA Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 June 1863 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 13.5 x 20.3 cm. Order a Copy

He advises her to sell the yearlings as soon as possible. He asks her how much she sold the wool for. Their camp is on the road from Williamsburg to Richmond.

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