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Leland Stanford letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292322]
Identifier: Vault MSS 575
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter written from San Francisco on April 12, 1862 and addressed to Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), Secretary of War for the United States. Stanford is concerned for the defense of California in the Civil War. He requests that federal arms be turned over to the California militia to make a more effective force. He also describes the condition of the defenses of California.
Dates: 1862 April 12