Clara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, Shortly After the End of the Civil War -- ''...I, too, was of the Army of the James...''

Clara Barton autograph letter signed to General Benjamin Butler, who helped Barton overcome political obstacles during her long career. In this intriguing letter, Barton asks that the General visit her so she can share some information. Dated 2 October 1865 from Washington, DC on ''Missing Men of the United States Army'' stationery, letter reads: ''Major General B.F. Butler / U.S.A. / I would see General Butler. I have advice to seek of him; something to show him which I cannot take to his hotel. Would it be a great deal too much if I invite him to call on me, during some leisure moment, if such ever comes to him? / I venture so far, because he comes from my home; and because 'I, too, was of the Army of the James.' / With deeper respect than I could name / I have the honor to write me / gratefully / Clara Barton''. Single page letter measures 8'' x 10''. Partially glued to cardstock, overall in very good condition.

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Clara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, Shortly After the End of the Civil War -- ''...I, too, was of the Army of the James...''Clara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, Shortly After the End of the Civil War -- ''...I, too, was of the Army of the James...''
Clara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, Shortly After the End of the Civil War -- ''...I, too, was of the Army of the James...''
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