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Jackson, Henry (fl. 1862-1864) to Richard H. Jackson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07705.203 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (fl. 1862-1864) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 February 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 24.2 x 19.8 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07705.203 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (fl. 1862-1864) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 February 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 24.2 x 19.8 cm.

He is very proud that his son is in the "gallant ninth" he has been reading about. celebrated Washington's birthday. He sent the (looks like "Flushaled") Papers.

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