Sale 2461 - Lot 17
Price Realized: $ 422
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LEE'S "OLD WAR HORSE" LONGSTREET, JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed, to "My Dear General Wilson," suggesting a correction to a passage concerning friendship. 1 page, 8vo, "Commissioner of Railroads" stationery, ruled paper, with integral blank; folds; matted with portrait a framed. Washington, 24 April 1900
". . . Without the paper it is difficult to say of the words omitted, or the errors of punctuation. It occurs to me that we might say[:] Lasting in friendship that became more lovable as it mellowed, or if you prefer leave that . . . sentence out."