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 Posted: Tue Sep 5th, 2017 11:25 pm
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The backmark style on this one would actually date it from 1840-1850.  However, the Western Military Institute was founded by Thornton Fitzhugh Johnson in 1847, and was initially located in Georgetown, Kentucky, hence the 1847-1855 date range.

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 Posted: Wed Sep 6th, 2017 01:37 am
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Those are some nice buttons Rob, thanks for sharing and Your knowledge

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This is a real beauty! I am enjoying this

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Excellent example Rob.....that is a beauty of a Button...

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Very nice!!!

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My eyes have seen the glory on this button, too! What a rare and unusual button to see posted, Thank you so much for showing that.

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Thanks for looking!

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