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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-JBG.2
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date March 24, 1874
Scope & Content Letter from Senator John Brown Gordon to General J. G. Gilmer, March 24, 1874 & Newspaper Clippings

Physical Appearance: March 24, 1874 - J[ohn] B[rown] Gordon at Washington, D. C., to Gen[eral] J. G. Gilmer, Chairman &c., Savannah, G[eorgi]a - Will do his best to persuade the Secretary of the Treasury to have the stone prepared in Canada but does not promise success. signed "J. B. Gordon." 1 page, written on United States Senate Chamber stationery. Several newspaper clippings are glued to the reverse, 6 pieces.
Archival History Gordon's letter to Gen. Gilmer was formerly located in the MC 3 Ga. Room AC 4 Lf 9-10 files.
People Gordon, John Brown
Gilmer, J.G.
Search Terms Savannah, GA
Secretary of the Treasury
Canada
Senate
US Senate Chamber
Washington, D.C.
Subjects Tombstones
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Death
Death & burial
News & news events
Newspaper clippings
Newspapers