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Robert Lee Lee applies for a pardon...

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September 14, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 14, 1865 

* Confederate General Robert E. Lee pardon ?

Among the front page column heads are: "The Wirz Trial" who was the "demon" warden of the infamous Andersonville prison. Also: "Virginia" "General Lee Applies for Pardon Through General Grant--The Latter Forwards it with a Complimentary Endorsement--A Dinner to Joe Johnston in Richmond--Making Treason Respectable--The Proposed Visit of the President to Richmond".
Eight pages, very nice condition.

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