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The long and short of it.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Small rooster looks up at a tall bird that eats the fruit from the top of a palm tree. White envelope with black ink. Image on top-left. Printed below image: 'THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT.' / The game cock of the Baltimore rioters wishes / for a taste of the poisonous Palmetto fruit, upon / which Charleston is feasting.'
Secession--Southern StatesBaltimore (Md.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865Charleston (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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