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Sale 2367 Lot 8
"WE ARE THREATENED WITH COPPERHEAD REBELLION" (CIVIL WAR.) GREELEY, HORACE. Autograph Letter Signed, to James Graham ("Friend Graham"), promising to take care of his plates and arranging for their storage, and offering encouragement about the state of the country in spite of the despair caused by the Civil War. 1 page, 8vo, "Office of the Tribune" stationery, ruled paper, with integral blank; horizontal folds. New York, 20 February 1863
Estimate $700 - 1,000
". . . Don't despair of the Union yet, though the skies are dark. We are threatened with Copperhead Rebellion and Foreign Intervention, and we are dying of enormous debt and heavy taxation. But I guess we shall weather the point though I have often despaired of it."