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Elias H. Merryman letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1037

Scope and Contents

Letter to Captain T.O. Duncan in Jacksonville regarding the proposed visit of the Springfield Company visiting the Jacksonville Company. Discusses all of the reasons why he doubts it will take place. Gives updates of occurrences in the regiment and asks the Captain to help him in making a visit possible.

Dates

  • Created: September 6, 1838

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Springfield, Illinois doctor who also served in the local militia in the artillery company. Had been in the Black Hawk War.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 2 pages

Language of Materials

English