[CIVIL WAR]. Letters signed by war-time Governors of Alabama and Louisiana, comprising:

BOND, James. ALS, Mobile, 10 June 1862, 2pp (5 x 8 in.) to Governor Shorter noting that Capt. L. Summers had been killed some time before, leaving an unexpired term as Solicitor of the circuit that included Mobile, to which Bond had been appointed to act pro tem. He is requesting of the Governor that the appointment be made permanent. Docketed on verso. (heavy ink of docket has "burned" through to the second page of Bond's letter.)

At the end of Bond's note, Shorter has added a note to the Secretary of State, dated 11 June 1862, requesting that he make the appointment. Signed by Shorter.

John Gill Shorter (1818-1872) was the 17th Governor of Alabama from 1861 to 1863, during the first half of the Civil War. 

Hahn, Michael (1830-1886), Governor of Louisiana, 1864-1865. LS, New Orleans, June 1864. On State of Louisiana, Executive Department letterhead. To the auditor of public accounts authorizing payment to cover deficit at the Charity Hospital. Plus the hospital secretary's receipt of said monies.


Vertical fold on Shorter letter.

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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