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Ulysses S. Grant letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 391

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed "General Order #5," dated 18 Feb. 1862, and composed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Grant orders all captured property turned over to the respective quartermasters. Handwritten and signed letter, dated 11 July 1863, and addressed to Admiral David D. Porter, commander of the Mississippi Squadron. Grant informs Porter that he accepts the admiral's suggestion. The note contains only twenty-one words. Handwritten and signed letter, composed in Washington, DC, dated 6 Dec. 1866, and addressed to Major General E.O.C. Ord. Grant tells Ord not to transfer his headquarters to Fort Smith.

Dates

  • 1862-1866

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Commander in chief of the Union army in the American Civil War and eighteenth President of the United States.

Extent

3 item (3 pages)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Letters
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 19
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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