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General Orders, No. 69


Manuscript / Paper Collectible
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Washington: War Department, 1864 February 22. Handbill. 2pp. 12mo. Very good. File holes at left edge, not affecting text -- almost a "Near fine." "A PROCLAMATION" being Lincoln's revoking of the blockade of the port of Brownsville, Texas. Declares "that the blockade of the said port of Brownsville shall so far cease and determine from and after this date, that commercial intercourse with said port. may. be carried on. until the rebellion shall have been suppressed." Spells out "prohibited articles, namely: cannon, mortars, fire-arms, pistols, bombs, grenades, powder, saltpetre, sulphur, balls, bullets, pikes, swords," et cetera, plus other exceptions. Signed in type by Lincoln and also by Secretary of State William H. Seward and Assistant Adjutant General E.D. Townsend. Not in Monaghan. Bookseller Inventory # 25459

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Title: General Orders, No. 69

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