2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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A pair of House of Representatives imprints regarding the Confiscation of Rebel Property. The first, "Speech of Hon. Jas. Wilson of Iowa", July 17, 1862, 8pp. cover loose. ... plus, "Speech of Hon. George S. Boutwell of Massachusetts, January 19, 1864, 8pp. loose at spine. As the Senate met in extraordinary session from July 4 to August 6, 1861, one of the wartime measures it considered was the Confiscation Act, designed to allow the federal government to seize property, including slave property, being used to support the Confederate rebellion.
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The Government Legalizes the Confiscation of Confederate Property

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Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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