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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated May 9, 1863, is written from Ward H. Lamon, a U. S. Marshall, to "all whom it may concern" endorsing Mrs. Doctor Buckles of Berkley County, Virginia as a loyal citizen of the United States. He further states that Buckles often does business in Washington and requests that anyone encountering her to aid her in the object of her business. The letter is written on U. S. Marshall's letterhead.
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Letter, Ward H. Lamon to Unknown, May 9, 1863, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.