Helen Maxwell Anderson letter to Captain Hennessey, 1862 October 3.

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Title

Helen Maxwell Anderson letter to Captain Hennessey, 1862 October 3.

Subject

Anderson, Helen Maxwell.
Hennessey, Timothy.
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 5th (1861-1865).
Eastern State Hospital (Va.).
Military occupation.
Wine--Virginia--Williamsburg.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Williamsburg (Va.).

Description

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.

Creator

Anderson, Helen Maxwell.

Source

Helen M. Anderson Papers, 1818-1912. MS 1989.13.

Publisher

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Date

1862-10-03.

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Text.

Identifier

MS 1989.13.20

Document Item Type Metadata

Text

Provost Martial,

Capt Hennessey

Sir

I am inform'd you had the
wines placed by Col Smith in care of
Mr. Douglass, LUnatic Asylum (and subject
to my Order removed yesterday to your office)
I wish to know if I am still the owner
of them and if they are subject to my Order
Will you do me the favor to call on me
this Afternoon.

Yrs. Respectfully
Helen M Anderson
Oct. 3d 1862
[verso]

Capt. Hennesley
Provost Martial

Original Format

Ink on paper.

Citation

Anderson, Helen Maxwell., “Helen Maxwell Anderson letter to Captain Hennessey, 1862 October 3.,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 3, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/14.