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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated July 1, 1861, is written from Edward Everett to the chairman of the military committee, Henry Wilson, at the request of a friend of Col. Emory concerning Col. Emory's confirmation. Everett offers his endorsement by way of listing many of Col. Emory's positive attributes he's witnessed.
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Letter, Edward Everett to Unknown, July 1, 1861, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.