Slaughter-Murray Papers

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January 31, 1863 (2)

Title

January 31, 1863 (2)

Subject

Letter from Capt. Jno. E. Howard, AAG, 1st MD Battalion to Mayor M. Slaughter dated 31JAN1863, near New Market, VA. Encloses $947.00 for sufferers, collected from 5th Co., 1st Maryland. In ink on blue lined sheet. Pinhole in the center and upper right corner torn away.

UNIT ASSOCIATION: 1st MD Infantry


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Description

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 and Forty seven dollars ($947.00) being amt handed me by Officers & men of 5 companies of this Battalion to be appropriated towards relieving the wants of the recently distressed sufferers of your City. By dispensing the money as in your good judgement may best be accomplish this purpose, you will much oblige the contributors of it. Your very obedt Servt Jno. E. Howard Capt & AAG 1st Md Battalion Please acknowledge recp't of the above J.E.H.

 

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Creator

John E. Howard

Date

January 31, 1863

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Collection

Citation

John E. Howard, “January 31, 1863 (2),” Slaughter-Murray Papers, accessed February 22, 2024, http://slaughtermurray.umwhistory.org/items/show/72.