The Final Sale of the Relics of General Washington; Owned by Lawrence Washington, Esq., Bushrod C. Washington, Esq., Thos. B. Washington, Esq., and J.R.C. Lewis, Esq., Embracing the Most Important Collection Ever Brought Together, of

The Final Sale of the Relics of General Washington; Owned by Lawrence Washington, Esq., Bushrod C. Washington, Esq., Thos. B. Washington, Esq., and J.R.C. Lewis, Esq., Embracing the Most Important Collection Ever Brought Together, of

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...a few years in peace and tranquillity before my final account," etc. 445 DAVIS, JEFFERSON. PRESIDENT OF THE CON federate States of America. A. L. S. 8. Senate Chamber, December 15, 1858. 446 CLAY, JOSEPH, Jr. BAPTIST CLERGYMAN. JUDGE of the United States District Court. A.L. S. 4. July 23, 1799 447 MADISON, DOROTHY PAYNE. WIFE OF PRESI dent Madison. A. D. S. 8. Washington, March 19, 1842. A BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN. 448 LYON, GEN. NATHANIEL. BRIG. GEN. IN THE Civil War. Killed at the battle of Wilson's Creek. A. L. S. 2 pages. Camp near Mound City, Kansas. Dec. 11, 1860. 1nteresting war letter in relation to his movements against Montgomery's party, etc. 449 MORSE, SAMUEL F. B. PAINTER. FOUNDER of the American System electro-magnetic telegraph. A. L. S. 4, 6 pages. Paris, Oct. 31, 1831. An extremely interesting letter to De Witt Bloodgood, in relation to his travels In Europe, the criticism of his paintings, his art studies in Paris, his lntimacy with J. Kenimorc Cooper (the novelist) and Gen. Lafayette, etc., etc. The letter contains a small sketch. in pencil, ef some Italian scenery. 45o LEE, ROBERT E. GENERAL-IN-CHIEF OF THE Confederate army. A. L. S. 4, 2 pages. Arlington, Feb. 13, 1858. 451 LEE, MARY CUSTIS. WIFE OF GEN. ROBERT E. Lee. A. L. S. 8 2 pages. March 9, 1874. Interesting friendly letter, in which she speaks ot her great-grand. mother, Martha Washington. 452 WILBERFORCE, WILLIAM. ILLUSTRIOUS ENGlish philanthropist and statesman. A. L. S. 4, 10 pages. August 19, 1814. A very interesting letter, deploring the war between England and the United States, speaking of Bonaparte as "the Despot of the Continent" and of " his Dlauollcal attempt to extinguish what may fairly he termed the Light of the Old Continent and...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236957954
  • 9781236957955