Safe guard issued to Helen Maxwell Anderson of Williamsburg, Va. during its occupation by the Union Army in 1862. Signed by Lieutenant Colonel Smith, commander of the 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment and Lieutenant W. J. Simpson, Provost Marshall.
Lieutenant Colonel Smith writes to Mrs. Anderson that the wine removed from her home in Williamsburg by Union forces has been place in the Insane Asylum for safekeeping where she may retrieve it as she has need.
Letter from S.H. Bayley to Corporal Flanigan requesting the release of six bottles of the wine taken from Mrs. Helen Maxwell Anderson by Union troops in Williamsburg, Va. Possibly forged by a soldier who was not authorised to remove the wine.
Helen Anderson writes to Captain Hennessey of the 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry concerning the wine taken from her home by Union soldiers in occupied Williamsburg, Va. She notes that it is in the Lunatic Asylum but that it is being taken from there to be…
Helen Anderson writes to Captain Hennessey of the 5th Pa. Cavalry concerning the removal of her wine from the Lunatic Asylum to his office. She wishes to know if she may still consider herself the owner of the wine.