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David Levy Yulee Letter, 1877

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Identifier: WF 645

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Manuscript letter of David Levy Yulee, Fernandina, Florida, March 4, 1877, to General Henry R. Jackson, Savannah, Georgia concerning a personal pledge on bonds and how to resolve the issue. Yulee (1810-1886) served in the United States House of Representatives (1841-1845) and the United States Senate from Florida (1855-1861). Yulee, at this point in his life, is a railroad executive. Henry Rootes Jackson (1820-1898) was a United States Army and Confederate General, and also at this time a railroad executive and banker.

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Donated by Dean DeBolt, March 18, 2022. Purchased at auction, Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions (Danbury, CT), February 27, 2022.

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