Apr 13, 2023 - Sale 2633

Sale 2633 - Lot 52

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE--NAVY.) William W. Hunter. Order to observe President Davis' Day of Prayer in the Savannah Squadron. Manuscript Letter Signed as Confederate naval captain and flag officer of the Savannah squadron, to Lieutenant Joel S. Kennard, commander of the Confederate steamer Isondiga. One page, 5 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches; uneven on top and bottom edges, scrapbook mount remnant on one edge verso. Savannah, GA, 19 August 1863

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"The President of the Confederate States, having set apart Friday the 21st inst. as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer, you will cause that day to be observed as the Sabbath, and no unnecessary work to be performed."