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1861 April 09

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Letter from Thomas J. Kelly to Governor Henry M. Rector asking for details regarding commissions and the formation of companies.

Transcription

[Page 1] Thos J Kelly.
To
Gov Rector.
Wanting
to know
about coms.
Washington Com
Mr. Mathews
will see
the coms hou
[illegible] in
this case.
Hon R.
Faitteville[sic] Ark
April the 9-1861
Gov H.M. Rector
Sir after my reeport[sic]
I rite[sic] you a a few liens[sic] &&
I mad[sic] out my reeport[sic]
and sertificet[sic] of the officers
and reeported[sic] to Lieutenant
Blackemore as the Colonel
that left the sate[sic] of 2
ridgment[sic] & Liet[sic] Blackemore
never sent them out ther[sic]
was an opion[sic] company got
up buy[sic] the other party and
I have herd[sic] they have sent
for the comitions[sic] & you ar[sic] a
prisd[sic] my company is the oldist[sic]
they said they wood[sic] send on
my surtificate[sic] you will act
on this this & & if you have
comition[sic] any other company
let me know & and whether
[Page 2] ther[sic] cant[sic] be any other
company comition[sic] or not &
it is wll[sic] now my company
is the oldst[sic] and a full com-
pany Mr Marz company
don[sic]a mount of a half of
company & all that the
Captin[sic] is south but his men
ant & my Company as all
southern rite[sic] men & & I rite[sic]
these fiew[sic] being in a hery[sic]
for I did not think any
more wood[sic] hold my
reeport[sic] back
Please rite[sic] to me on
the subject &
I am yours & &
Thos. J. Kelly
Hon Gov HM Rector

Physical Description

Letter, 2 pages, 8.25" x 5"

Subjects

Correspondence; Civil War; Military officers; Military organizations

Contributor

Thomas J. Kelly

Geographical Area

Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132, Series II, Item 115

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Thomas J. Kelly to Governor Henry M. Rector, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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