Lot 148: [Civil War], autographed letter
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: [Civil War], incl. autograph letter signed Menninger, Secretary of Treasury, C.S.A., to R.M. Davis, regarding coin of the Bank of Louisiana, Nov. 13, 1862, 10 in. x 8 in.; autograph document signed James B. Raseen by order of Col. A.W. Bosworth, general orders to officers for commanding troops, July 13, 1863, 10 in. x 8 in.; partial printed document, military pass issued to E. Drovet by the Union Army from New Orleans to Jefferson Parish, May 15, 1865, 5 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in.; partial printed document, oath of allegiance to Union/United States issued by United States Commissioner's Office in New Orleans, June 13, 1865, 8 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).