Soldiers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten and signed letter on April 7, 1861 and addressed to Major Robert Anerson (1805-1871). Beauregard was the commander of the Confederate defenses of Charleston, South Carolina. His letter tells Major Anderson, United States commander at Fort Sumter, that the garrison will no longer be allowed to purchase supplies in Charleston.
Handwritten and signed bill of exchange addressed to General Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War. Clark requests the sum of two hundred dollars to be paid to William Croghan, an Indian interpreter, for services rendered.
Handwritten and signed letter. This note was written on April 10, 1856 and sent to W. R. Shoemaker. Bonneville reports the arrival of ammunition and stores for Capt. Stevenson.
Handwritten and signed letter. This note was written on November 6, 1856 in Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory and sent to Max Lavish. Bonneville requests that he be allowed to put a sign on Lavish's store.
One bound volume and one loose volume of autobiographical notes, poems, and scrapbook materials along with photocopies of the collection. Coffey served in a Pennsylvania regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). He participated in a large number of campaigns and gives detailed accounts of army life. There are also printed copies of many of the poems Coffey was able to publish.
Handwritten and signed letter, written in Liberty, Missouri, addressed to John Chauncey, and dated June 11, 1836. Doniphan thanks Chauncey for a previous letter, discusses how annexing "the country to the west" will improve business and society, and reflects on various subjects such as women, marriage and babies.
Two handwritten and signed letters both written in Washington D.C. One, an original, is dated May 10, 1824 and addressed to John C. Calhoun (1782-1850), Secretary of War of the United States. The item recommends Lt. Hammond, a recent graduate of West Point, to a position with the United States Corps of Engineers. The other, a photocopy, is dated June 21, 1832 and addressed to "my son" discussing the bill for the laying out of the Territory of Arkansas and in getting the area surveyed.
Miscellaneous letters relating to administrative matters in the US Army including orderings of materials, receipts, and letters of recommendation for subordinates. One of the items is a signature certifying the orders of Major General Howe. The materials relate to the War of 1812 or shortly before. All items were signed by Pike.
Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated Nov. 9, 1806 and written in Louisville. It is addressed to Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), Secretary of War for the United States. Lewis states that four hundred dollars is due Capt. William Clark (1770-1838) for his services on the expedition to the Pacific Ocean. This payment would be "charged" to Lewis and would be his final "settlement" with the United States relative to the expedition.