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  •  Just a note that may help understanding (3+ / 0-)
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    Tennessee Dave, Nulwee, MichaelNY

    The bill of sale was drawn in 1864, which means that the $7500 would have been Confederate money.  

    "Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage." -- Lucille Ball

    by Yamaneko2 on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 06:53:07 PM PST

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