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Date Original

1861 April 17

Description

Letter from Governor Henry M. Rector to Secretary of War Simon Cameron on his refusal to provide toops for Lincoln.

Transcription

In answer to your requistion
for troops from Arkansas
to subjugate the southern
people.
I have to say that none
will be furnished.
The demand is only
adding insult to injury.
The people of
this commonwealth are
[illegible] not [illegible]-
and will
defend to the last
[illegible] their honor, lives
and property against
northern [illegible] and
usurpation.
Henry M Rector
Governor of Arkansas

Physical Description

Letter, 10" x 8"

Subjects

Correspondence; Civil War; Militia movements

Contributor

Governor Henry M. Rector

Geographical Area

Washington, District of Columbia; Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000064, Item 518

Resource Type

Text

Collection

L.C. Gulley collection, MS.000064

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Governor Henry M. Rector to Secretary of War Simon Cameron, L.C. Gulley collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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