Raynors HCA 2018-06
Search By:
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/21/2018
A another patriotic Pennsylvania citizen's letter, 1 1/3pp. 4to., written by Ira F. Gensel (eventually a Union officer who will die in action during the war), Doylestown, Penn., April 14, 1861 to a close female friend, reading, in part: "The excitement I wrote you about in my last letter…continues unabated and exceeds anything I ever saw. "The Palmetto Flag," a newspaper devoted to the interests of the South…was mobbed to-day in the city. Many are waiting to see tomorrow's issue of the Standard, if it contains anything supporting the south in their aggression on the Government. It will [be] mobbed as that is the determination of a good many of our people…tomorrow I am going to the city to see some of the excitement there. On Tuesday evening there will be a meeting held here for the purpose of organizing in a Military Corps. It's service…are to be forwarded to the President. Many will join and next week's Democrat will contain a list of them…among the number you will find the names of many acquaintances & some that you would not expect to see…Ira." Minor toning, else VG
Click on a thumbnail above to display a larger image below
Hold down the mouse button and slide side to side to see more thumbnails(if available).

Philadelphia Newspaper Offices Are Raided By Angry Mobs After Supporting The Southern Cause Following The Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

Click above for larger image.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
Email A Friend
Ask a Question
Have One To Sell

Auction Notepad


You may add/edit a note for this item or view the notepad:  

Submit    Delete     View all notepad items