Clara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, With Autograph Note Signed by Butler

Clara Barton autograph letter signed, datelined Washington, D.C., 26 October 1868. Barton writes to her advocate and confidante, General Benjamin Butler, who responds to her letter with a signed note. Barton's letter reads in full ''General Butler / My dear friend / I have still another matter in which I need your advice, but I will not crowd it into these troubled days. How soon after your election shall you be in Washington? And if not very soon, may I see you at your present home, and when? / Always gratefully / Yours / Clara Barton''. Butler writes in part upon the verso, ''Ans / My dear Miss Barton / I shall not be in Washington until...the first Saturday in December...happy to see you at any time...Respectfully BB''. Single page letter measures 5'' x 8''. Dampstaining to bottom portion and tape residue along sides, overall very good condition.

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Clara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, With Autograph Note Signed by ButlerClara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, With Autograph Note Signed by ButlerClara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, With Autograph Note Signed by Butler
Clara Barton Autograph Letter Signed to General Benjamin Butler, With Autograph Note Signed by Butler
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