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The Reverses of the C.S.A.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Man's face that appears smiling when envelope held upright and frowning when envelope is flipped over. Two sets of text each appears under each 'face.' Yellow envelope with black ink. Image on left side. Printed above envelope: 'THE REVERSES OF THE C. S. A. / 'England has recognized the South- / ern States as belligerents, and France, / it is supposed, will admit the claims / of the Confederacy as a government / de facto.' Printed below image: 'The ports of England and France / are closed to all privateers. An effi- / client blockade of all Southern ports / will soon be established .'
Confederate States of America--HistoryUnited States--Foreign relations--1861-1865
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