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CIVIL WAR PENSION LAWYER'S BROADSIDE A nice Civil War era broadside measuring 12" x 18", printed on light brown stock and sporting a large eagle vignette at center. With it, attorney Joseph H. Hunter, urges the reader to employ his services in obtaining pensions. It reads, in part: "Soldiers Attention! Congress has passed many bill that a great benefit to soldiers, their widows, mothers and fathers. Why delay to write and find out what you are entitled to. I have had as many as 117 pension cases allowed for one days work...As all claims are adjudicated here, employ an attorney at the Capital, near all the Departments, and who has had many years of experience...Having prepared over TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND soldiers claims, good work is assured...". Folds, moderate wear to edges, some tearing, overall good condition, housed in a vintage gold-painted wood frame. Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $ 200-300

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