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|Named Person:||Robert E Lee|
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Robert E Lee; Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia.; Lakeside Press (Chicago, Ill.),; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company,; Manuscript Society (U.S.),
|Notes:||Cover title label.
Additional text on title label varies: "Reproduced by Donnelley Deeptone Offset" or "Presented as a keepsake to the members of the Manuscript Society."
Date from Brown University Library files: copy with title label "Reproduced ..." accessioned 23 May 1955 as gift of R.R. Donnelley.
Facsimile of Gen. Robert E. Lee's handwritten order dated 10 Apr. 1865, on sheet 322 x 201 mm, reproducing the blue tint and the watermark of the paper; letterpress pamphlet mounted in portfolio, with title "Farewell to the Army of Northern Virginia" (8 unnumbered pages ; 36 x 13 cm).
Manuscript reproduced from original owned by Forest H. Sweet, of Battle Creek, Michigan, judged to be "an official copy and not merely a 'souvenir.'"
Drawing on pages - of the surrender in Appomattox Court House acknowledged to Chicago Historical Society. It was published in The century illustrated monthly, v. 35 (1887), page 144, "Drawn by W. Taber; based upon the lithograph called 'The dawn of peace' by permission of W.H. Stelle."
|Description:||1 portfolio (1 leaf, 8 unnumbered pages) : illustration, facsimile ; 38 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Farewell to the Army of Northern Virginia.
Lee's general order no. 9