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Post-war endorsement signed by Custer on page 4 of letter written by William Burnell to the Secretary of the Interior, the Hon. O.H. Browning. Burnell requests a promotion from his position of watchman in the Interior Department to that of clerk, noting that he served for the duration of the war under Generals including Sheridan and Custer. Browning closes by calling attention to the accompanying endorsements .Custer's handwritten endorsement on verso of page 3/4 letter reads, in full: "Believing Mr.Burnell to be both worthy and capable I commend him to the favourable consideration of the Hon Secretary of the Interior OH Browning and recommend him for promotion." The endorsement is folded to fit a predetermined matt size exposing on the "G.A. Custer, Brvt. Maj. Genl., USA" Pages 1/2 of the Burnell letter is present.
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George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876) Endorsement in his hand signed (G.A. Custer), as Brevet Major General, U.S.A. , September 1866

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Minimum Bid: $2,400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,120.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Auction closed on Sunday, August 27, 2023.
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