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Jeff.--I want to be 'let a loan' on these little collaterals.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/4 in. Jefferson Davis trying to get a loan from John Bull for what appears to be cherries. White envelope with black ink. Image on left side. Printed below image: 'JEFF. - I want to be 'let a loan' on these / little collaterals.'
Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 - December 6, 1889) was the first and only President of the Confederate States of America. John Bull is the personification of England.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889John Bull (Symbolic character)Debts, Public--Confederate States of America
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