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Date Original

1864 January 11

Description

Letter from E.W. Gantt to Governor Isaac Murphy introducing Murphy to Colonel Cummings and telling Murphy that Cummings wants to discuss enlisting black soldiers.

Transcription

Cincinnati, O. Jany 11th 1864
My [illegible]
This will introduce
to you Col. Cummings who
with my note on the highly
important opinion(?) of enlisting
colored troops - I have recommen
-ded him to see you as you
might render him valuable
service. You will please present
him to Fishback, Bliss & others -
Your friend
E.W. Gantt
Hon. I Murphy
Little Rock

Physical Description

Letter, 5.5" x 8"

Subjects

Civil War; soldiers

Contributor

E.W. Gantt

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Cincinnati, Hamilton County (Ohio)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132, Item 13 (supplement)

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter from E.W. Gantt to Governor Isaac Murphy, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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