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Lot #363
Robert E. Lee

The future Confederate general as U. S. engineer

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The future Confederate general as U. S. engineer

Self-contained partial DS signed “R. E. Lee, Lt. Engrs,” one page, 7.75 x 2.75, 1838. In full: “I certify, that the articles charged in the within accounts have been received, were necessary for, and have been or will be applied, for the objects within stated, to the improvement of the Harbor of St. Louis” [the place written as an emendation in another hand]. Light edge wear and faint show-through of writing on reverse, otherwise fine, clean condition. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #334 - Ended June 18, 2008