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Letter from John T Bourne to Smith Stansbury

Title

Letter from John T Bourne to Smith Stansbury

Description

Letter asking for a ship to be cargoed with specific quantities and amounts

Creator

Smith Stansbury

Source

Vandiver, Frank E., Edit., Confederate Blockade Running Through Bermuda 1861-1865. Letters and Cargo Manifests. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1947.

Date

August 3rd, 1863

Contributor

Swing, Matt

Type

Document

Original Format

Correspondence

Text

John T Bourne--
My Dear SIr Please freight the "Banshee" as follows--490 Pigs Lead, 25 Tons, 400 Cases Austrian Rifles, 50 [tons], 400 Boxes Ammunition, 25 [tons] 100 [tons]. There will be sixty tons of lighter materials which I will select and advise you--
Smith Stansbury, Major.

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Smith Stansbury, Letter from John T Bourne to Smith Stansbury, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 26, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/524.