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Documents: Lt. John Rutledge autographed letters copies of letters of resignation from the US Navy, the first dated 19 January 1860[61], is headed USS Powhatan off Vera Cruz, and addressed to Flag Officer G. J. Pendergrast, the second dated 20 January 1861, is addressed to Isaac Toucey, Secretary of the Navy, forwarded by Flag Officer Pendergrast; also present is Toucey's letter accepting Rutledge's resignation, dated Navy Department, 23 February 1861.
L9 5/8" W7 7/8" to L10" W15 1/2" (2pcs)

Provenance: Descended in the Rutledge-Rose Family of Charleston, South Carolina. Archive of Confederate Naval Officer Lieutenant John Rutledge (1820-1894), grandson of John Rutledge Jr. (1739-1800), Governor of South Carolina and United States Supreme Court Justice.

Other Notes: John Rutledge joined the US Navy as a midshipman in 1835 and served throughout the world. He resigned his commission in January 1861, after South Carolina had seceded from the Union in December 1860, to join the navy of his native state. He served in the Confederate Navy until the end of the war.

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June 14, 2009 1:00 PM EDT
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