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Letter to Captain Russell Sturgis, New Orleans, LA

    To Father. Sturgis has made several inquiries about towing business in New Orleans, and explains how it is different there than it is in New York. One line of boats belongs to Stanton and Co., a rebel company. Discusses quality of other boats, their rates for towing, and official dealings of the ships. Unable to find safe housing for the Achilles and suggests to his father to consider selling it. Mentions General Banks and the rebels, and how they were expecting an attack that never came.

Date

  • 1863 April 24

Creator

  • Sturgis, Appleton, 1842-1900

Language

  • English

Collection

Appleton Sturgis papers | collection guide | more from this collection

Description

  • 0.45 Cubic Feet 72 items Page one of the letter is covered in a mylar sleeve due to poor condition. Page one of the letter is covered in a mylar sleeve due to poor condition and some disintegration. The first and last pages of the letter are covered in mylar sleeves due to poor condition and some disintegration. The first page and the last two pages of the letter are covered in mylar sleeves due to poor condition and some disintegration. Letter is covered in a mylar sleeve due to poor condition and some disintegration. Document is covered in a mylar sleeve due to poor condition and some disintegration.

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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Publisher

  • University of Kentucky

Format

Identifier

  • 1997ms469

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