Slaughter-Murray Papers

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Richmond April 13, 1863

Montgomery Slaughter Esqr.
Mayor of Fredericksburg

Dear Sir

I have again the pleasure to inform you of a deposit today to your credit in the Bank of Va. Of $124.30 sent to me from Charleston, SC, by the hands of the…

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…

Head Quarters Lee's Division
Cavalry corps, Army Northern Virginia
April 28th, 1864

Mr. Slaughter
Mayor of Fredericksburg

My dear sir,

I am instructed by Genl Fitz Lee today in answer to your communication which he received today that he…

Near Fredg, Aug 19th, 1863 Mr. Slaughter, Esq Dear Sir I am truly sorry it was out of my powers to see General Lee about the matter we were speaking of. This is to get him to have myself and Alexander Pratt detailed to scout for him over in the…

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…

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…

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. qts 1st Regt, N.C. Troops
Bivouac Near Fredericksburg, Va
Jany 3, 1863

Capt. F. T. Snead
AA Genl
Doles Brigade


I herewith transmit Five Hundred & thirty-seven ($537) dollars Contributed By My Regiment to the Fredericksburg…

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…

Camp 1st Maryland Battalion near New Market, Va January 31st, 1863 To M. Slaughter Esq Mayor Fredericksburg, Va My dear Sir I am in recp't- of your favor of 22nd inst. You will please find enclosed 2 Drafts in Richmond in your favor for Nine Hundred…
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