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Letter From Isaac Toucey, Secretary Of The Navy, To Lt. George W. Rodgers Containing Instructions For Latter's Transfer To The U.S.S. Constitution In Annapolis. Written In Washington, D.C., September 5, 1860., Isaac Toucey Sep 1860

Letter From Isaac Toucey, Secretary Of The Navy, To Lt. George W. Rodgers Containing Instructions For Latter's Transfer To The U.S.S. Constitution In Annapolis. Written In Washington, D.C., September 5, 1860., Isaac Toucey

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

A letter from Isaac Toucey to George W. Rodgers containing instructions from the Navy Department. According to Toucey, Rodgers is to detach from the New York Naval base on the 15th, arrive in Annapolis, Maryland on the 20th, and then report to Captain Blake for duty on the U.S.S Constitution. Washington D.C., September 5, 1860.


The Confederate Military Commissions Of Edwin G. Lee, 1860-1864, Commonwealth Of Virginia, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Adjutant And Inspector General's Office, Confederate States Of America, John Withers, James Seddon, John K. Mitchell, Paymaster's Office, Confederate States Army, Staunton, Virginia, Edwin G. Lee May 1860

The Confederate Military Commissions Of Edwin G. Lee, 1860-1864, Commonwealth Of Virginia, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Adjutant And Inspector General's Office, Confederate States Of America, John Withers, James Seddon, John K. Mitchell, Paymaster's Office, Confederate States Army, Staunton, Virginia, Edwin G. Lee

Edwin G. Lee Papers

Official military commissions, resignations, receipts for pay and other documents associated with the military career Edwin G. Lee. The documents include:

An appointment as first lieutenant in the Virginia militia, June 1860

An appointment as a major in the "active volunteer forces" of Virginia, July 1861

An assignment to the 33rd Virginia Regiment, July 27, 1861

A resignation (at rank of Colonel), December 1862

A commission as Lieutenant Colonel in the 33rd Virginia Regiment, dated January 14, 1863 with term of service beginning in April of that year

A certificate of nomination by the President (of the Confederate States) to ...


Letter Of Introduction For J. D. Logan, Written And Signed Sam Houston, Governor Of Texas. April 1860., Sam Houston Apr 1860

Letter Of Introduction For J. D. Logan, Written And Signed Sam Houston, Governor Of Texas. April 1860., Sam Houston

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

A letter of introduction from Sam Houston to James Brooks, editor of the New York Express, regarding the newspaper editor of the San Antonio "Daily and Weekly Herald," J.D. Logan. Logan was visiting New York on business and was perceived by Houston as being knowledgable about Texas. April 1860. Prominently signed by Sam Houston.


South Carolina "Bond For Money" Between D. Goudelock And Anderson Pound[?], Union District, February 8, 1860. Signed By States Rights Gist And John R. R. Giles, States Rights Gist, D. Goudelock, John R.R. Giles, Anderson Pound Feb 1860

South Carolina "Bond For Money" Between D. Goudelock And Anderson Pound[?], Union District, February 8, 1860. Signed By States Rights Gist And John R. R. Giles, States Rights Gist, D. Goudelock, John R.R. Giles, Anderson Pound

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

$5000 South Carolina "bond for money" between D. Goudelock and Anderson Pound[?], Union District, February 8, 1860. Signed by States Rights Gist, John R. R. Giles, T.W.G. Giles and one other.