GEORGE HARRINGTON, ASST. SECRETARY TREASURY — 1862 LETTER SIGNED, WITH COVER

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Dated “Treasury Department [letterhead] /December 9, 1862.” Addressed to “Jno. Tweddle Jr / New York. Letterhead envelope—Treasury Department / postmarked “Washington /Dec. 9”.  One page in ink on light gray paper, 10” x 7.75. Exhibits fold-marks, w/two strips of archival tape across reverse fold-lines. Else VG.

Text: “Sir…The Collector at New York has this day been authorized to clear the Drugs to New Orleans requested in you letter of the 29th ults.—except the Sulphur. That article is declared contraband and its shipment to New Orleans cannot at present be allowed. / Respectfully Geo. Harrington / Asst. Secy. Of the Treasury.”

Solid Civil War Treasury Dept. collectible. Invites further research, in protective sleeve.  [JP] [PH:L]

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