Slaughter-Murray Papers

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Hd.qts, Bulter Brigade Mar 3rd 1864

Mr. Slaughter
Mayor of Fredericksburg Va.

My Dear Sir,

Genl Young desires me to say that the enemy have escaped down the [Peninsula] & our party by _______. [C H* ]They attacked Richmond on the day…

Fredericksburg June 24th 1862 Genl Rufus Kng Commanding Division US Army Sir, I herewith send a communication for Maj Genl McDowell, which I respectfully request may be forwarded to him at your earliest convenience. Your many acts of courtesy and…

H[ead Qrs] A.P. Hill's
Light Division
Jany 21st 1863


I have the honor to transmit herewith the amount subscribed by the Light Division for the benefit of the Fredericksburg Sufferers, amounting to Ten thousand, four hundred and forty…

Office of R.H. Maury & CO
Richmond 14 April 1863

M. Slaughter Esq.
Mayor of Fredburg
at Hamilton's Crossing ____

Dear Sir: We hold [subject] to your order $701, remitted by F.F. Beattie Esq of Greenville, So. Ca, who write “This sum is…

Richmond January 6th, 1863

Montgomery Slaughter Esq
Mayor of Fredericksburg

Dear Sir,

We have been surprised and disappointed that we have not heard from the receiving and distributing committee in Fredericksburg. We have (Rec) but one…

Hd Q. Hampton's Cav. Dw Jany 21, 1864 Sir Major General Hampton directs me to acknowledge the receipt of your favour of 20th last and to say that he would have replied in person, but your note was received, as he was on the point of starting for…

Hd.qr 1st Va Arty Camp near Bowling Green Lt. Jas. P. Smith A.D.C. ___ Lieutenant: I send $122__ the subscription of the six companies now under my command for the Fredericksburg sufferers. It would have been larger but for the fact that the men's…

Bk of Virginia, Fredericksburg
Richmond, Mar 26/64

Mr Slaughter Esq.

Dear Sir,

Your of 24 is _____ with an ______ $121_ to your ______. We will comply with your request by ______ your balance is $______.

$188 was put to your credit on…

Head-Quarters Kemper's Brigade
Jany 31st 1863

Hon. M. Slaughter
Mayor of Fredericksburg


Enclosed herewith I have the honor to send you two thousand two hundred and ninety one dollars and fifty cents ($2291. 50/100), being a part of…
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