Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 585
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
JAMES LONGSTREET. Autograph Letter Signed, to schoolmaster Albert L. Bacheller, declining to write a new speech and sending instead his speech delivered on the most recent anniversary of General Grant's death [present]. 1 page, 8vo, ruled paper; folds. Gainesville, 21 January 1897

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". . . I am . . . in doubt if I can find the opportunity to write as you would like. The speech on Gen. Grant's last anniversary delivered at Boston may meet your wishes."

WITH--James Longstreet. Secretarial copy of his speech commemorating the fallen Union and Confederate soldiers beginning with an account of the Knoxville Campaign and closing with a conciliatory quotation from Grant's Personal Memoirs. 4 1/2 pages, tall 4to. Np, nd.