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"HE HAS ALWAYS BELONGED TO THE NORTHERN DEMOCRACY… GOD ONLY KNOWS HOW WELCOME THE SIGHT OF THE 'STARTS AND STRIPES' WOULD BE TO HIM"

BARTON, Clara. Autograph letter signed. WITH: Autograph letter. Washington, D.C. 1861.

Wonderful autograph letter signed by Clara Barton written during the Civil War, expressing concern for her brother who was still in the South, evoking Lincoln, John Brown, slavery and secessionists, together with a related autograph letter draft by Barton. $12,500.

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"IT WAS SO MUCH TO KNOW, THAT TWENTY-FOUR LITTLE HOURS WOULD RESTORE TO MY EMBRACE, MY OLD, WORN, EXILED BROTHER"

BARTON, Clara. Autograph letter signed. Flying Hospital Army Corps [Aiken's Landing, Virginia], 1864.

Fascinating Civil War signed autograph letter written entirely in Clara Barton's hand warmly expressing her gratitude to Major General Benjamin F. Butler for his decision to take her ill brother, imprisoned behind enemy lines, into his own regiment to allow a transfer to Barton's nursing care. $7500.

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"I SHALL DO ALL IN THE MATTER OF STEPHENS WELL BEING THAT LIES IN MY POWER TO DO"

BARTON, Clara. Autograph letter signed. Akin's Landing, Virginia, 1864.

Rare autograph letter signed by Clara Barton, written from her Civil War hospital to her Nephew, promising to do all she can for her brother Stephen, who had been captured by Union forces. $4500.

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PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY CLARA BARTON TO A U.S. SENATOR

(BARTON, Clara) (RED CROSS). Troisieme Conference Internationale des Societes de la Croix-Rouge. Geneva, 1885.

First edition of this early annual report of the International Red Cross, presentation copy inscribed by Clara Barton: "To Senator Preston U. Plumb of Kansas, from a friend who honors him, Clara Barton, President of the American National Red Cross, Washington, DC, March 18, 1891." $3500.

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