Slaughter-Murray Papers

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March 26, 1864

Title

March 26, 1864

Subject

Letter from W.P. Conway, President of the Bank of Virginia, to Mayor Slaughter of Fredericksburg. The letter is dated March 26, 1864 from Richmond. It regards the account of Fredericksburg sufferers. In ink on a blue sheet, soiled on the back, torn in two pieces. Handwriting very difficult to read.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - EMINENT FIGURE ASSOCIATION: Conway, W.P.


-Information provided by the courtesy of the National Park Service

Description

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 yesterday by JR Thompson from CP Pelham for Fredg sufferers. ______ ___ requests that you will give publicity to it in the paper, as he ______ P are agents for the Donors, he says Pelham sent funds some time ago. I think he _____ from South Carolina - perhaps Charleston, but I can't be sure.

Yours truly
W.P. Conway
Pres.

-Transcript provided by the courtesy of the National Park Service

Creator

W. P. Conway

Date

March 26, 1864

Files

Collection

Citation

W. P. Conway, “March 26, 1864,” Slaughter-Murray Papers, accessed April 17, 2024, http://slaughtermurray.umwhistory.org/items/show/78.