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Confederate Mississippi Adjutant General Letter About Members of a Confederate Company
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This is a very nice piece of Confederate history from the state of Mississippi. This is an original rice paper letter from William H. Brown who served as the Quartermaster General for the Army of the state of Mississippi at the outbreak of the Civil War. These then and fragile documents are written on rice paper which feels about half as thin as a standard sheet of paper. Because they are so thin, the documents become much more legible with a colored background. These would have been copies that Brown kept of official letters that he wrote in his position as Quartermaster General of Mississippi. The document is written in Brown ink and as you can see the acid in the ink has worn through some places in the rice paper. It is dated September 12, 1861 and is written to allow your and Mississippi. It states that there was no requisition from President Davis for a certain amount of troops. It also adds that the minimum number of a company is 78 including officers in Confederate service. The document itself measures 7-1/2inches by 5-1/4th inches in overall size. This is a good looking original document from Confederate Mississippi.


Item #: L2023
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