2022-01 Raynors HCA Auction
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Maine Civilian letter written by Abigail Almira Hawes, to Captain Charles Tilden, 3pp., datelined Castine (Maine), October 13, 1861. In part, "... the lively interest of the writer in your welfare and that of the brave men with you ... The fear that shrouds our heart at the reported battle .. with which we contemplate our young heroes on picket of advance guard ... We are often pained at the intelligence of one's illness, and my purpose of writing you was precipitated by the request of an anxious mother. Mrs. Sylvester has heard of her son's illness and presuming him unable to write would deem a line from you a great favor. ... Mrs. Sylvester just returned from Deer Island and says that Capt. Tilden is there held in highest esteem...."
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Minimum Bid: $75.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $91.00
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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