Lot 442: Civil War Draft Notice

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:33:57

Lot 442: Civil War-dated printed draft notice issued from the Pennsylvania Provost Marshal's office, one page, 6.5 x 9.5, August 22, 1863. Broadside headed "The Drafted Men!," in part: "For their own convenience, as well as that of the Board, Drafted Men are requested, whether expecting to enter the Service, pay three hundred dollars, furnish a substitute, or obtain exemption from disability or any other cause, to report at the time indicated in the Notice each will receive, and not before. Nothing will be gained by coming in advance." Framed to an overall size of 8.75 x 11.75. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, overall toning, and chipping to edges. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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