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John M. Jackson Letters

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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Henry M. Whitney, U.S.C.C.
Date: August 17, 1864
Place: Washington, D. C.
To: Joseph Jackson

Physical Description: Ink and letterpress on paper; 1 page (26 x 21 cm.) on 1 sheet

Number: MSN CW 5017-28

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United States Christian Commission,

Individual Relief Department.

     The UNITED STATES CHRISTIAN COMMISSION seeks to afford a sure and effective medium of communication between the wounded or sick soldier--whether in the Camp or in Field or General Hospitals--and his home friends. This is done by furnishing facilities for writing and by writing for those who are not themselves able. Soldiers, for whom special inquiries are made of us, will be sought out if possible and relieved, and their condition made known to those asking. All letters of this character should give the Corps, Division, Regiment, and Company of the soldier, as also the Hospital in which he is supposed to be.
     Address, UNITED STATES CHRISTIAN COMMISSION, 500 H Street, Washington, D. C.

Book No. 550

Washington, Aug. 17 1864.

     Jos. Jackson Esq.
          Lewiston Maine

     We forward to your address this day, per Adams' Express,
a package supposed to be the
effects of
contain $30.
     Will you please acknowledge the receipt of the same, giving the above number.

     With Respect,
          Henry M. Whitney

Transcription last modified: 11 Nov 2004 at 03:34 PM EST

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