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    Sale 2461 | Lot 16
    Price Realized: $2,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2461 Lot 16

      LEE SIGNS WEST POINT DIPLOMA FOR CADET LEE, ROBERT E. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "RELee", as Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, graduation diploma for George Bell. Countersigned by 10 instructors, including Robert S. Garnett, George H. Thomas, Dennis Hart Mahan, George Washington Cullem, and Robert Walter Weir. 25x21 inches; moderate fading to Lee signature (but still legible), few tiny worming holes at folds, faint scattered staining. West Point, 17 June 1853

      Estimate $3,500 - 5,000

      George Bell (1828-1907) served as a commissary officer throughout the Civil War, at the end of which he was brevetted brigadier general.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,500