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Custer, Elizabeth Bacon (1842-1933) Autograph Letter Signed, Fragment.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Custer, Elizabeth Bacon (1842-1933) Autograph Letter Signed, Fragment. Laid paper bifolium, the second, third, and fourth pages of a letter to an unknown recipient, referring to an upcoming trip to Hartford to deliver a private talk on "Plains Life," noting that she worked too hard in Idaho last summer, expressing a desire to visit London to rest and visit museums and galleries, and asking about corsets from Paris, old folds, 8 3/4 x 7 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Elizabeth Bacon, American people of German descent, Autograph letter, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Comanche Campaign, Custer, George Armstrong Custer, Michigan Brigade, Military personnel, London, Paris

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