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Date Original

1861 May 13

Description

Letter and voucher by David Walker and Brigadier General N.B. Pearce in the amount of $10,000 for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the military operation.

Transcription

Hall of Convention
May 13. 1861
Wereas, by the fifth section of the or-
dinance adopted by the State Convention
on the 11th day of May A.D 1861 "for raising
and equipping a military force in the
North Western and North Eastern positions
of these frontiers", it was ordained that
the sum of twenty thousand dollars, that
is to say, ten thousand dollars to each
of said divisions be and the same is,
hereby appropriated for the purpose of
organizing all necessary expenses of
military operations on the positions and
the state treasurer was thereby ordered
to issue the same on the warrant of the
President of the Convention.
Therefore the Treasurer of the State of
Arkansas, is hereby ordered and ex-
pected to pay to Nicholas B. Pearce,
Brigader General of the second
Division of Arkansas, the sum of
ten thousand dollars out of
the said appropriations for the
purposes aforesaid.
David Walker President

Physical Description

Letter, 2 pages, 12.75" x 7.75"; 12.25" x 7.75"

Subjects

Correspondence; Fund raising; Civil War; Governors

Contributor

David Walker

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.00006.024, Box 6, Item 4

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Small manuscript collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, David Walker to Brigadier General N.B. Pearce, Small manuscript collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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