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Grouping of Civil War and other historical documents, 9 items. 1st Item: Civil War Soldier Letter from Col. H. L. Potter (New York 71st Infantry, wounded at Bristol Station, VA on Aug 27th 1862) to Col. B (Possibly Maine, May 4th 1864); writes about a horse being lost that wasn't paid for while on Pickett Duty, and losing a horse (the same horse?) in the Battle of Gettysburg, along with his regrets about his survival of said battle due to being disgraced after being dismissed from the service for losing a horse that wasn't accounted for (due to Belger's actions?); three large pages in ink; sleeved; includes summary of letter and original envelope. 2nd item: Letter from Civil War Soldier Col. H. L. Potter to other in his brigade, including Col. B. (April 9th, 1864); details the horse killed by Belger (?) and how that could lead to the dismissal of Col. Potter unless Col. B helps him; 3 pages in ink; sleeved. 3rd item: 1863 Letter from Civil War soldier to his sister Hallie Walker in Maine updating her on his current condition as a soldier (1863); sleeved. 4th item: Letter from Col. H. L. Potter to "Gen. K. Harvey Esq." concerning the expectancy of his regiment to come home, and how the horse that [Belger] Killed was not the one that he had borrowed (Feb 21 1864); sleeved. 5th item: Advance Month's Pay voucher with the names of military recruits who were part of company 7 in regiment 30 (1863). 6th item: Clipping from old newspaper which details the assassination of President Lincoln, along with the survival of Secretary Seward and the President's funeral (1865); matted and sleeved. 7th item: Front page of The Evening Bulletin of Providence, RI which discusses the progression of the Civil War conflict, which has led to Brigadier Gen. William P. Sanders dying in Knoxville as a result of being wounded in the battle of Campbell's Station, as well as other occurrences dealing with Knoxville's role in the Civil War (1863). 8th Item: Territory of Hawaii Warrant of Arrest, dated as March 1917, for Rachel Naoho of Honolulu who had been charged with embezzlement on account of Oahu Officer William "Alkims". 9th Item: Puget Sound Daily Courier (Olympia, Washington Territory, July 14, 1874); various miscellanious advertisements, including excerpts from stories such as Some Women's Hearts; pencil initials "LRR"in upper right corner along with a slash through the number five in the edition number 165 to make it 166; sleeved. CONDITION: 1st item: good condition with minor wear to pages. 2nd item: very good condition, minor aging to letter and envelope. 3rd item: very good condition with minor staining from wax seal. 4th item: very good condition with minor wear to the paper. 5th item: very good condition with minor tearing to two of four binding holes which were laced with metal, minor folding tear in center due to age, and minor surface grime from tape in bottom right quadrant. 6th item: good condition with minor losses to the edges of ads adjacent to the main article. 7th item: good condition with minor aging to paper 8th item: very good condition, moderate liquid staining to document. 9th item: good condition, page separated into a few even sections due to tearing from age, pencil initials "LRR" in upper right corner along with a slash through the number five in the edition number.