From the 1 March 1902 issue of The New York Times.

Historical Documents Sold in Philadelphia.

On Thursday and Friday, Feb. 20 and 21, Stan. V. Henkels sold in Philadelphia a choice collection of autograph letters and historical documents gathered by William R. Weeks of New York and Henry S. Cushing of Philadelphia. Perhaps the most interesting item was Gen. Robert E. Lee’s farewell address to his army, a document signed by him April 10, 1865, at the headquarters of the Army of Northern Virginia. The sum of $80 was given for this important historical paper, which begins: “After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of No. Va. has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources.” Other items of interest brought the following prices:

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