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Lot 531

Reconstruction Letter Mentioning Negro Troops. A 2-page letter from C.I. Hudson in Columbus, Georgia to his father, Feb. 15, 1868. In part: "Your freemen say that you shall be pleased with their work…Ted is getting to be the best negro that you have got. He thinks every thing is working all along smoothly and intends to do his best to please you….Prince and his contractor had a difficulty…I have been threatening to run him off but have not so far….Negro troops garrison Columbus and it is supposed that they will also be sent to Hamilton." With envelope. Very Good to Fine.
Estimated Value $150 - 200.


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