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32. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis to Lincoln on cotton speculation allegations against Curtis

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Title

32. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis to Lincoln on cotton speculation allegations against Curtis

Description

Telegram from General Samuel R. Curtis to Abraham Lincoln acknowledging receipt of his November 6th letter concerning charges of cotton speculation, and informing him that a response has been sent by regular mail. November 10, 1862. Missouri Governor Hamilton Gamble had made the allegations to Posmaster General Montgomery Blair in an effort to have Curtis removed from his command. Copy.

Date

1862-11-10

Contributor

Becki Plunkett and Stephen Vincent

Rights

Copyright State Historical Society of Iowa. Information at http://www.iowahistory.org/libraries/services-and-fees/conditions-for-image-reproductions.html

Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

Special Collections: Samuel R. Curtis Papers

Digital item created

12/8/2008

Transcription

[Te]legram [L]incoln, A. [N]ov. 10, 1862 St. Louis, Nov. 10, 1862 Your note received and answered yesterday by mail. S. R. Curtis, Maj. Gen.