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In the form of a solicitation letter, dated Louisville, October 20th, 1864. Text begins: Friends: The white refugees from the South have accumulated in our vicinity to such an extent that our local charity is no longer adequate to their relief. They are still arriving in constantly increasing numbers, mostly women and children, and all of them equally destitute, homeless, and almost hopeless ... Text concludes: Any contribution, either in clothes or money will be grateful received, and should be sent either to Rev. J.H. Heywood, President, or J.L. Danforth, Treasurer, Louisville Refugee Commission, Louisville, Ky.
Williams, Frank J.; Williams, Virginia
1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ;20 x 13 cm
War relief.; United States. History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Civilian relief.; Heywood, John H. (John Healy), 1818-1902.; Danforth, Joseph Lewis, 1821-1887.; Louisville Refugee Commission.
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