May 18, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


1910

1864 Richmond Travel Pass for Mrs. Robert E. Lee

handwritten and printed pass, with heading "Provost Marshal's Office, Richmond, VA. July 18, 1864" to "Mrs Ro E Lee/Two daughters 2 servants will pass at will for ten days to Fluvanna County by road or Packet subject to the discretion of the Military Authorities" signed by "Is H Carrington/Provost Marshal", 3-1/4 in. (sight); framed, 7-1/4 x 9-1/2 in.

Note:

Mrs Robert E. Lee was a frequent guest to Bremo Plantation in Fluvanna County Virginia during the Civil War years.  Where she stayed at the plantation was informally called "Mrs. Lee's room"

Provenance:Historic Bremo Plantation, Bremo, Virginia

Condition:

blue pencil mark upper right corner, minor fading

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,140
05/18/2019

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