1863 Pontiac Mi Civil War Letter Signed Chaplain Il 8th Inf Ladies Soldier Aid For SaleSUPERB LETTER FROM THE D.S. HOWARD COLLECTION OF PONTIAC MI, LETTER HEADLINED "PONTIAC, JUNE 8 / 63." READS IN PART "RECd OF THE YOUNG LADIES SOLDIER AID .. FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00) IN AID OF THE SAN. COMMISSION AT CHICAGO ILLS, SAMUEL DAY, CHAPLAIN 8th ILLS & MILITARY AGT OF US SAN. COMn." NICE ITEM RELATED TO US SANITARY COMMISSION !! (Reverend Samuel Day was a graduate of Williams College Troy, New York. Was a Chaplain in the 8th Illinois Infantry during Civil War. His son Major Albert Day fought in numerous battles in the Civil War authored books, appointed a Major by President Lincoln for gallantry at Fort Stedman, appointed Judge Advocate of a General Court Marshall, graduated University of Michigan, practiced law in Saginaw Michigan, General State Inspector of Illuminating Oils, commander East Saginaw Rifles, moved to Brooklyn in 1876 and appointed General Manager of the Brooklyn Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, member publishing firm of Collins & Day, President of Ideal Fuel Feeder Company, etc... married Ella Van Tuyl in 1874. SEE PHOTOS !!! , SHIPPING AND HANDLING IS $2.00 IN USA, OR $3.00 FOREIGN. ITEMS NOT REGISTERED OR INSURED ARE SENT AT BUYERS RISK. ALL ITEMS OVER $40.00 IN USA MUST BE INSURED AT BUYERS COST. ALL ITEMS OVER $80.00 FOREIGN MUST BE REGISTERED AT BUYERS COST. I COMBINE SHIPPING COSTS ON MULTIPLE ITEM TO SAVE YOU MONEY. CHECK MY VERY HIGH response !!!!!
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