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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number JSM-29a
Date May 5, 1894
Scope & Content Letter from John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro, May 5, 1894

Physical Appearance: Autographed letter signed by John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro, in Alexandria, VA, dated May 5, 1894. Mosby sends along $1.75 to pay Tom Booker for shipping bust. Asks Dr. Monteiro to convey his thanks to everyone in Richmond for their kindnesses during his recent visit, "was completely broken down" from Richmond to Alexandria. Wants Mosby to get Belford Magazine from Joy Bryan and let Major Ginter (?) read Gettysburg article. He refers to his article on Gettysburg in "Belford's Magazine," unhappy with the editors crediting him as "Col. Mosby." (See "Letters of J. S. Mosby," p. 66.). 2 pp. Marks: "No. 22" crossed out to read "No. 23"
Creator Mosby, John S., Col.
People Mosby
Mosby, John Singleton
Monteiro, Aristides
Booker, Thomas
Search Terms Bust
Subjects Newspapers
Command of troops
Leaders, Military