2 pp., folio, blue paper, fastened with red string, very fine. A legal opinion from the Confederacy's last Attorney General. -- HUNTER, Robert M. T. (1809-1887), Secy. of State. ALS ("R. M. T. Hunter") to Col. Chilton, 30 July 1861. 1 p., 4to, blue paper. Discussing the scope of a recent law authorizing the president to designate ranks and commands. -- MALLORY, Stephen Russell (1813-1873), Secretary of Navy. ALS ("S. R. Mallory") to G. W. Randolph, Richmond, 13 May 1862. 1 p., 8vo, blue paper. Informs the Secretary of War that gunboats are approaching Richmond and requests sharpshooters. -- MEMMINGER, Christopher Gustavus (1803-1888), Secretary of Treasury. ALS ("C. G. Memminger") to Gov. J. E. Brown, Montgomery, 12 April 1861. Discusses state's compliance with directives concerning the use of railroads, mentions the political status of the border states. -- MYERS, Abraham C. (1811-1889), Quartermaster General. AES ("A. C. Myers"), 7 November 1862. 2 pp., 8vo, browned. RARE. Myers apporoves a tailor's request to be detached from his regiment. -- RANDOLPH, George W. (1818-1867), Secy. of War. ALS (Geo. W. Randolph") to Gen. R. Ewell, Richmond, 15 April 1862. 1¼ pp., folio, discreet mends to tears at creases. Sets forth the terms of the new conscription act. -- REAGAN, John H. (1818-1905), Postmaster General. ALS ("John H. Reagan") to to D. G. Burnett, Richmond, 17 October 1861. 2 pp., 4to, chipped along edges. Regarding the transfer of ranks from the U.S. to the Confederate Army, in the case of Burnett's son. -- SEDDON, James A. (1815-1880), Secretary of War, C. S. A. LS ("James A. Seddon") to C. G. Memminger, Richmond, 7 April 1863. 1 p., 4to, ruled paper, War Department stationery. Enclosing a letter from Gen. Magruder. -- TOOMBS, Robert (1810-1885), Secretary of State, C. S. A. ALS ("R. Toombs") to Gen. Alexander Lawton, Montgomery, 13 April 1861. 1 p., 4to, Dept. of State stationery, very fine. Assures Lawton of a commission as Brig. Gen. and a command at Savannah. Together 9 items. (9) " /> [CONFEDERATE CABINET]. A FINE COLLECTION OF LETTERS OF DAVIS'S MOTLEY CABINET, ALL WAR-DATED. DAVIS, George (1820-1896), <I>Attorney General</I>. LS ("George Davis") to C. Memmimger, Richmond, 15 February 1865. <I>2 pp., folio, blue paper, fastened with red string, very fine</I>. A legal opinion from the Confederacy's last Attorney General. -- HUNTER, Robert M. T. (1809-1887), <I>Secy. of State</I>. ALS ("R. M. T. Hunter") to Col. Chilton, 30 July 1861. 1 p., 4to, blue paper</I>. Discussing the scope of a recent law authorizing the president to designate ranks and commands. -- MALLORY, Stephen Russell (1813-1873), <I>Secretary of Navy</I>. ALS ("S. R. Mallory") to G. W. Randolph, Richmond, 13 May 1862. <I>1 p., 8vo, blue paper</I>. Informs the Secretary of War that gunboats are approaching Richmond and requests sharpshooters. -- MEMMINGER, Christopher Gustavus (1803-1888), <I>Secretary of Treasury</I>. ALS ("C. G. Memminger") to Gov. J. E. Brown, Montgomery, 12 April 1861. Discusses state's compliance with directives concerning the use of railroads, mentions the political status of the border states. -- MYERS, Abraham C. (1811-1889), <I>Quartermaster General</I>. AES ("A. C. Myers"), 7 November 1862. <I>2 pp., 8vo, browned</I>. RARE. Myers apporoves a tailor's request to be detached from his regiment. -- RANDOLPH, George W. (1818-1867), <I>Secy. of War</I>. ALS (Geo. W. Randolph") to Gen. R. Ewell, Richmond, 15 April 1862. <I>1¼ pp., folio, discreet mends to tears at creases</I>. Sets forth the terms of the new conscription act. -- REAGAN, John H. (1818-1905), <I>Postmaster General</I>. ALS ("John H. Reagan") to to D. G. Burnett, Richmond, 17 October 1861. <I>2 pp., 4to, chipped along edges</I>. Regarding the transfer of ranks from the U.S. to the Confederate Army, in the case of Burnett's son. -- SEDDON, James A. (1815-1880), <I>Secretary of War, C. S. A</I>. LS ("James A. Seddon") to C. G. Memminger, Richmond, 7 April 1863. <I>1 p., 4to, ruled paper, War Department stationery</I>. Enclosing a letter from Gen. Magruder. -- TOOMBS, Robert (1810-1885), <I>Secretary of State, C. S. A</I>. ALS ("R. Toombs") to Gen. Alexander Lawton, Montgomery, 13 April 1861. <I>1 p., 4to, Dept. of State stationery, very fine</I>. Assures Lawton of a commission as Brig. Gen. and a command at Savannah. <I>Together 9 items</I>. (9) | Christie's