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Magee, James, -1867?
The Union is as Good as Wheat.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Simple rendering of a stalk of wheat. Cream envelope with blue ink. Image on left side. Printed below image: 'The Union is as Good as Wheat.' Printed vertically at left of image: J. Magee, 316 Chestnut St. Phila.'
About the Creator: Magee was likely James Magee, a seller of stationery and envelopes at 316 Chestnut Street, and living at 750 Florida Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Civil War.
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