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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated December 24, 1861, is written from William Sprague to an unidentifiable recipient requesting an order to be issued appointing Charles F. Mason to Lieutenant of the 3rd Position, Battery H and informs where Mason is to report for duty. The letter is written on State of Rhode Island, Headquarters of the Commander in Chief of the Rhode Island Militia letterhead and includes a circular illustration of a shield with an anchor and the word "hope" on it in the upper left corner of the paper.
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Correspondence; Civil War; Rhode Island Militia
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 158
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Letter, William Sprague to Unknown, December 24, 1861, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.