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Letter to S.P.Moore from Smith Stansbury

Title

Letter to S.P.Moore from Smith Stansbury

Description

Letter detailing the shipments for S.P. Moore

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 5th, 1863

Contributor

Swing, Matt

Type

Document

Original Format

Correspondence

Text

Surg. S.P. Moore, Surgn. General, Richmond, Va. Sir: I arrived here on 8th July, and have since purchased under your Order of May 29th, 300 Case of Brandy of Mr. J.T. Bourne @ 35/case--£525--

547 Gallons Brandy of Mr. J.W. Musson @ 16/per gallon-£437.12.--

These will be forwarded to Wilmington as soon as the transportation can be spared. 

At present my Orders from the Chief of Ordnance for Arms, Ammunition, and Laboratory Stores, are so imperative that I cannot send over the brandy. 

Smith Stansbury, Major

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Smith Stansbury, Letter to S.P.Moore from Smith Stansbury, Civil War Era NC, accessed December 16, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/525.