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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This letter, dated October 14, 1864, is written from Henry Bartlett to His Wife and daughter, Etta, expressing his desire to come home and his dissatisfaction with his current situation. He describes his hope that he can "someday be free from what is evidently proving to be my ruin" though he is determined to make the best of the situation for his wife and their daughter, Etta. The letter is written on "Headquarters, Pay Department of the Gulf" letterhead.
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New Orleans, (La.)
correspondence: 3 leaves
Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Original Manuscript Collection, Series 4: Abraham Lincoln Legal Documents, 1837-1859, Box 1, Folder 89
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Letter, Henry Bartlett to His Wife and Etta, October 14, 1864, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.