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A colorful war-date printed Northern penny song sheet, ca., 1863, 1p. 8vo., entitled: "How are You Green-Backs", published by Charles Magnus, New York City, reading, in part: "We're coming Father Abraham, one hundred thousand more, five hundred presses printing us from morn till night is over…you will see us start…throe' the land to pay the soldiers, or release the border Contraband…how are you, Secretary Chase. Promise to pay: Oh! dat's what's de matter…cash was ne'er so easily evoked from rags before, to line the fat Contrac…or purchase transport craft whose rotten hulks shall sink before the winds begin to waft…how are you Gideon Welles…oh! cant you fix the date?…we're coming Father Abraham, one hundred thousand more, Should help our Uncle Samuel to prosecute the war; but we want a chieftain true…Geo. B. McClellan…he is the very man…his Potomac Army grand: Three cheers for little Mac…pop goes the weasel. We're coming Father Abraham, nine hundred thousand strong, with nine hundred thousand darkies…with corporal cuff and sergeant pomp to lead us in the melee…he's fought them with the Tribune, and his name is General Greely…how are you, Black-Brigade?…three cheers for Father Abraham!" Near fine.
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Magnus How Are You Green Backs Song Sheet. Inflationary Printing To Pay The Black Troops

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
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