2022-01 Raynors HCA Auction
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Autograph Letter Signed on letterhead illustrated with Lincoln reviewing the 86th regiment of New York Volunteers. Four pages, 5" x 8". Washington, D.C. June 21, 1861. The letter reads, in part: "…The enlisted men of our Regiment have bought our Collonol[sic] a new saber and yesterday it was presented to him by Senerter[sic] Haris. We had the Marine Band to play … Senator Haris made a short speech to us and then our Collonol[sic] he spoke to us and he made a smart speech. He talked like a father would to his children We had a nice time the saber cost over 300 dollars it is a splendid one … our Regiment are a going down in the city to guard the contraband. They are a fixing up some barracks east of us for the wounded solgiers[sic] I expect we will have to guard them when they come. I wish you cold be here with me to go around the City and see the Capital it covers 3 acres of ground …." Splits repaired with archival tape. Else Fine.
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The Soldiers Buy Their Colonel A Sword

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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