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The object is a Civil War-era patriotic envelope. A cartoon is featured on the front, and the image represents a crying Jefferson Davis about to flee in a ship. It is printed on an off-white envelope in red ink.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 1/8 X 5 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper and adhesive
recto, beneath image: JEFF, DAVIS on the March.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Southern States; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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