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318: Joshua Chamberlain, Major General, ALS to Lincoln

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Joshua Chamberlain, Major General, ALS to Lincoln Scholar Frederick Meserve, 1911 

Joshua Chamberlain (1828-1914), Maine college professor who volunteered his services and became a Medal of Honor-winning brevet major general, and later a four-time Governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College. ALS, 1p, Jan. 31, 1911, Portland, Maine, to Frederick Hill Meserve (1865-1962), the preeminent cataloger of Lincoln photography, requesting copies of Meserve's book for inclusion in the Bowdoin library and distribution among the members of the many clubs to which he belongs. 

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Very good condition.
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Estimate $1,000 – $1,500
Starting Bid $500
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