October 06, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


Confederate and US Government Imprints Regarding Blockade Running, Plus

Lot of 3, including:

US House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 63, 39th Congress, 2nd Session, titled: Message from the President of the United States, in answer to a resolution of the House of 7th instant, in relation to the attempted compromise of certain suits instituted in the English courts and Fraser, Trenholm & Co., alleged agents of the so-called confederate government.  51pp. Accompanied by a page likely take from a local directory including an advertisement for Fraser, Trenholm & Co. in Liverpool, England, and John Fraser & Co. in Charleston, SC.

Confederate States of America Message of the President, dated at Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865, regarding the capture of the blockade runner "Advance" and whether she was given inferior coal which led to her capture.

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