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Lot 99

Dix, John A (1798-1879) Lincoln's Secretary of the Treasury; Union general. Signature cut from a document, with closing and rank in another hand, as major general commanding, n.p., n.d., 2 x 3¼ in. Matted with a carte de visite (back not visible) of Dix, with printed name and information on Dix mentioning his famous "American Flag Dispatch": "If anyone attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot." Three small spots on the CDV, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimated Value $350 - 450.

Realized $403

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