SOLD! for $531.00.
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- Low Estimate: $300.00
- High Estimate: $350.00
- Realized: $531.00
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1st item: CDV of Seymour A. Mynders (1861-1913), approximate age 18, in his Tennessee National Guard Uniform. Mynders organized and commanded National Guard Company C in his hometown of Knoxville. His fellow UT classmate, James Frazier, became Governor of Tennessee and appointed him State Superintendent of Public Education; Mynders later helped create and served as Principal of the West Tennessee Normal School (which later became the University of Memphis). 4" x 2-1/2"; small dark mark in upper right hand corner. 2nd -5th items: Charles T. Quintard (1824-1898) letter, signed, along with two cabinet card photographs of Quintard and a pamphet authored by him. Quintard served as chaplain and field surgeon of the 1st Tennessee Regiment in the Civil War, and saw action at Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Atlanta, and Franklin. He later became the second Bishop of Tennessee and the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of the South at Sewanee. The letter, dated Nov. 20, 1883 and written on Park Avenue Hotel stationery, contains travel arrangements and ads "I am so constantaly on a tramp… I am longing to get back to Tennessee." First cabinet card is from C.C. Krutch, Knoxville, and signed in Quintard's hand: "With God's blessing from C.T. Quintard Bp of Tenn" (losses to bottom edge). Second cabinet card is from Sarony New York and is not signed; both measure 6-1/2" x 4" overall. Also included is "Help for a Holy Lent", a pamphlet by The Rt. Rev. C.T. Quintard D.D. Bishop of Tennessee, published by James Pott, New York, 1881. 6-3/4" x 4-3/4" (foxing/staining throughout, losses to upper right corners of several pages). CONDITION: All items with overall toning; also see item descriptions.