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    Sale 2519 | Lot 5
    Price Realized: $3,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2519 Lot 5

      (CIVIL WAR.) LEE, ROBERT E. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "RELee / Comm'g Gen'l," to Colonel Christopher Q. Tompkins: "In answer to your letter of the 19 Inst't enclosing certain papers therein referred to, I find it very necessary to state that you did right in obeying the orders of Gen'l Floyd." 1/2 page, 4to, ruled paper; small hole at left edge with minor loss to text, faint scattered foxing, docketing on verso, horizontal folds. "H'd Q'rs Valley Mt," 21 August 1861

      Estimate $2,000 - 4,000

      Property of a descendant of Christopher Quarles Tompkins.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,750