2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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DUNCAN N. INGRAHAM (1802-1887). Presented a special Gold Medal by the United States Congress; later a Confederate Navy Commodore who served as Chief of Ordnance, Construction and Repair and Commanded much of the South Carolina Coast during the Civil War. January 18, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, "D N Ingraham", measuring 8" x 10", 1 page, on blue ruled wove period paper, Charleston Naval Station, Very Fine. Minor ink bleeding, one small fold tear just beneath Ingraham's signature. Here, Duncan Ingraham personally writes, in part: "Messrs. D & H Hurlbert / Gentlemen / Mr Duffus has made every exertion to obtain another place suitable for a store but without success. The Public urgency demands that the building now occupied by you as a store be turned over for Government use. I understand there are a few barrels now stored there which you will please remove as early as possible." The store owners reply at bottom that they "... cannot surrender their store without great loss... they will take all legal measures to defend their property..."
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1864 Confederate Navy Commodore DUNCAN N INGRAHAM ALS and Commandeers a Building

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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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