2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Three autograph letters by "John M. Bell" all from Washington DC, one on Navy Department letterhead. The three are all written to George O. Manning (two have covers), State Street, Boston Mass. The dates are October 28, 1865, May 22, 1866 and May 24, 1866. The content is centered on the politics of the position "Collector of the Third District. One of several named appears to have Bell's support. that is John S. Swift (formerly General in the Civil war) Intrigueing. General Swift was honorably discharged from the army, in order to accept a position as Adjutant-General of Louisiana, which position he held until 1865, when he resigned. Returning North, he re-entered the service of the United States Government at the Boston Custom House, where he was an efficient official for many years.
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Post War Boston Politics

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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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