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Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2492 | Lot 18Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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Sale 2492 Lot 18
(CIVIL WAR.) ROBERT E. LEE. 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 $4,000 - 6,000