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Free speech at the South.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. A nude female crouches and covers her head with her arms to protect herself from a snake, labeled 'secession,' that entwines her body, rising over her with a hissing open mouth. Envelope of orange paper with black ink. Image on left. Printed below image: 'Free Speech at the South.'
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