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'The Secession Wolf.'
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
Gates, Jas. (James)
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Wolf in a suit kneels before Little Red Riding Hood, who is holding the American flag. Yellow envelope with blue ink. Image on left side. Printed below image: 'THE SECESSION WOLF' offering to lead / Kentucky, 'Or any other State,' out of / the Union. 'That's what's the matter. / Published by Jas. Gates, Cincinnati.'
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About the Creator: James Gates was a publisher in Cincinnati, Ohio during the American Civil War.