2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Autograph Letter Signed "Emily Hockaday", 4pp., nd, cJuly 1861. In part, "The troops left here yesterday morning for St. Louis and so far everything seems quite ... You will see that Pope has issued a Proclamation ... for the present every thing will be quite, at any rate till Jackson's army gets to Jefferson City. (Referring to the secession Governor Claiborne Fox Jackson). ... Some say you are the men that brought the troops here. ... There was a man by the name of Strother said to Dr. Overton Monday that all the Union men in town ought to shot ... the secessionists feel so outraged at the troops having been sent here ..don't know whether they will succeed or not but hope they will ... John Moss says when we begin to fight he will begin with neighbors. ... the soldiers picked up our wagon & horses to take them to the river, they had all the teams about the town ... I told them our wagon was weak, our team very poor not fit to go ..."
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Missouri , “..said to Dr. Overton Monday that all the Union men in town ought to shot..”

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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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