Lot 11    

Civil War Era Letter with Battle of Monroe Content
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
Lot of two, includes one letter written on lined paper by a Johnny Lawrence and dated Waverly July 22nd 1861. Addressed to his grandfather, he recounts the story of George and Adelbert, presumably his brothers or cousins, and their experience at the Battle at Munroe. The other letter is in an envelope affixed with a three cent stamp, post office stamped Waverley, July 24, 10A, addressed to John. Lawrence, Belvidere, I'lls., and signed by Adelbert, regarding remittance of $22.75 for the sale of 50 bushels and 36 pounds of wheat. Complete with research and type-written content of the letters.

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