Lieutenant Colonel S. E. Smith letter to Helen Maxwell Anderson, 1862 September 13.

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Title

Lieutenant Colonel S. E. Smith letter to Helen Maxwell Anderson, 1862 September 13.

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

Smith, S. E., Lieutenant Colonel.

Source

Helen M. Anderson Papers. MS 1989.13.

Publisher

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

Date

1862-09-13

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Text.

Identifier

MS 1989.13.5

Document Item Type Metadata

Text

Sept. 13. 1862

Mrs. Anderson
The liquor taken from
your house this morning by the
Provost Marshal to prevent
the soldiers from getting it is returned
to you, but it must be kept at
the Insane Assylum for safe
keeping. You can get it there
as you want it ---

Yours resp
S E Smith Lt. Col.
Com'd. Post

Original Format

Ink on paper.

Citation

Smith, S. E., Lieutenant Colonel., “Lieutenant Colonel S. E. Smith letter to Helen Maxwell Anderson, 1862 September 13.,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed September 26, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/29.