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Magee, James, -1867?
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. A shield with Union and Secession states on interlocking rings. Within the rings is printed, ""AMERICAN / CONGRESS / WE / ARE / ONE.' An eagle sits atop an American flag with a banner reading ""E PLURIBUS"" is in its mouth. White envelope with red, blue and black ink. Image on left side and across top. Printed at right of image: 'UNITED FOREVER.'
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.
United States. CongressEscutcheons (Heraldry)
Pictorial envelopesPatriotic envelopesImage
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