Slaughter-Murray Papers

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April 14, 1863


April 14, 1863


To Mayor Slaughter from office of R. H. Maury & Co., Richmond, 14 April, 1863. Advising that they hold $701. from F. F. Beattie, Esq. of Greenville, S. C. form
citizens of that city for Fredericksburg relief. Signed "R. H. Maury & Company." (Montgomery Slaughter was wartime Mayor of Fredericksburg, term dates unknown.

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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 contributed by a few of our Citizens for the benefit of our suffering friends at Fredericksburg Va will you be kind enough to forward to the authorities there to be distributed of as they may deem best.” You will ______ make the proper _____ _____ _____

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R.H. Maury & Co.

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R. H. Maury & Co




R. H. Maury & Co, “April 14, 1863,” Slaughter-Murray Papers, accessed April 17, 2024,