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  • Coverage is exactly "United States"

Blank charter created for the International Union of Bricklayers of the United States of North America, between 1865 and 1868

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An unissued or blank charter commissioned by the International Union of Bricklayers of the United States of North America. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate reads, "E.C." Organized in 1865, the International Union of Bricklayers of the United…

Letter from President Harry S. Truman to Melvin M. Johnson, 1951 October 18

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A letter from President Harry S. Truman to Sovereign Grand Commander Melvin M. Johnson. Dated October 18, 1951. In the letter, Truman answers Johnson’s request for a commemorative stamp to honor Hungarian statesman and freedom fighter Louis (Lajos)…

Unissued Past Sachem certificate of the Improved Order of Red Men, circa 1900

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An unissued Past Sachem certificated created for the Improved Order of Red Men adorned with depictions of a Native American, George Washington, and an American eagle, circa 1900

The sunny South : our country [graphic]

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This pro-Confederate Civil War era envelope depicts a young child, possibly representing the young Confederacy, holding the snake of abolition in one hand as he holds the national flag of the Confederacy in his other. The Confederacy used the…

Jeff. Davis, Pres.t. a secession envelope [graphic]

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This pro-Confederate envelope depicts the seven star secession flag and bears the names of Jeff Davis and Alexander H. Stephens. The Confederacy used the seven-star flag as its national flag from March 4, 1861 until May 21, 1861. Forms part of the…

Hon. Jefferson Davis, champion of the South [graphic]

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This post-Civil War envelope depicts former Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Confederate flags, cannons, and bayoneted rifles prominently adorn the envelope. Forms part of the William Caleb Loring illustrated envelope collection.

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Luther C. Ladd [graphic]

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A portrait of Civil War soldier Luther C. Ladd of the Sixth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia. The envelope bears the inscription: “Luther C. Ladd, of Alexandria, N.H., was shot in the Baltimore riot, April 19th, 1861, and bled to death on the…

Col. Ellsworth, the martyr [graphic]

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This Civil War envelope depicts Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first Union soldier killed in the war. Ellsworth was shot and killed while in the process of taking down a Confederate flag above a hotel in Virginia. Forms part of the William Caleb…

John Bull's sympathy [graphic]

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This Civil War envelope depicts England, represented by John Bull, sitting on a Confederate cotton bale with his back turned to an African American slave about to be whipped. Forms part of the William Caleb Loring illustrated envelope…

Remember Fort Sumter! [graphic]

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This Civil War envelope depicts the bombardment and destruction of Fort Sumter as an untouched American flag waves above the fort. Forms part of the William Caleb Loring illustrated envelope collection.

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