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Accession number 1995.1
Catalog Number 1995.1.27
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Silas Casey to his wife Abby; He writes from Fort No. 15 E. Fla.; re: 900-1000 men that have been ordered to Fort King. Includes, "My quarters are very nearly finished...From 900 to 1000 men have been ordered to assemble at Fort King for the purpose of a grand scout...I consider it a most foolish business & will make the men sick and break them down....It is said that the bill to raise 1600 men especially for Florida service will pass".
Creator Silas Casey
Date 05/16/1840
Pub Date 5/16/1840
Condition Good
Imagefile 001\1995127.JPG
Size 7 3/4'' x 9 3/4''