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Lot 299: 1863 Civil War Partially-Printed - For Whose Use Held - Document, State of Maine
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Civil War Union Documents
Original Civil War State of Maine Treasure's Document
September 18, 1863-Dated Civil War, Partially-Printed "For Whose Use Held" Document Signed, State of Maine,Choice Extremely Fine.
This Civil War-era Partially Printed Document is from the State of Maine Treasure's Office and is pursuant to an, "Act relating to the receipt and disbursement of fund of the Maine Volunteers." Document measures about 8.5" x 14.25", 1 page, on official Maine Treasurer's Office stationery, from Augusta, Sept. 18, 1863, to the treasurer of the town of Parkman. The Act was approved March 18, 1862, allowing soldiers list to list "For Whose Use Held" and amount sent. This example lists a single entry for a "Baxter Holmes" in the amount of $40. Signed, "Yours Respectfully, N. Dame." Original folds, great condition. The first of this type we have encountered.