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Order of discharge and expense report for Eugene Asa Carr from the United States Army in 1868
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The collection consists of documents (including ledger books, receipts, muster rolls, payrolls, correspondence and other military records) which detail the workings of the paymaster's office of the U.S. Army Dept. of the Northwest primarily for the period 1861-1865. Although there are materials for virtually all Union states, the documents are fullest for regiments from Wisconsin, Illinois, and Missouri
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This copy of a typescript is about the history of floods in Southern California from 1770 through 1938. It was copied from the United States Department of the Interior -- Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 844
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Routine correspondence and documents (reports of inspections, inventories, orders, discharge papers, etc.) generated by the Department and its offices, particularly the District of Central Virginia and Sub-District of South Anna -- Included are materials relating to occupying Union forces in Virginia, particularly the 67th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers and correspondence and documents of Provost Marshals (certificates of oath of allegiance issued to various persons in Virginia, claims for damage done by the Union forces, petitions, affairs of former slaves, etc.) Also included is Department's correspondence with the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
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Articles of agreement between Alexander J. Perry, quartermaster of the United States Army, and W.A. Carter of Fort Bridger, Wyoming Territory, for the delivery of four hundred tons of hay to Fort Bridger
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Letters, telegraphs, and receipts relating to the operations of the United States Mint at San Francisco. The items mainly focus on shipping bullion from Philadelphia to San Francisco and accounting discrepancies between the Treasury Department and the San Francisco Mint. Includes correspondence from United States Treasurers Samuel Casey and James Guthrie
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Journal of the Proceedings of Col. Rufus Putnam, Major Robert Boyd, and Lt. Col. William Hull...to Ascertain the Quantity of Forage Consumed by the Allied Army...in Westchester County, Last Campaign. Covers period from February 14 to July 2, 1782
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This is a waybill for the California and Oregon United States Mail Line for July 9, 1867. It lists the passengers as well as the destination and fare for each, as well as the signature of the receiving employee. Instructions are printed at the top of the form. Printed form, filled in
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Collection of scattered letters and documents to and from various offices and officials of the Treasury Department: Secretaries of the Treasury, Registers, Comptollers, Auditors, Solicitors, Paymasters, the Land Office, Customs officers, and others. Included are individual items related to finances of the Revolutionary War and Early Republic, including pensions paid to the war veterans, and John Jacob Astor's "proposal for loaning monies to the United States," (1813), a group of documents and letters relative to Nathaniel Denby, U.S. Naval agent in Marseilles in 1845-1851, and correspondents and documents addressed to various customs collectors and internal revenues agents, predominantly in Virginia
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This document is the "Estimate of Clothing and Equipage to be forwarded from Philadelphia for the Sixth Regiment of Infantry for the year commencing on the first of November, 1847, and ending on the thirty-first of October, 1848." It is signed by Assistant Quartermaster General Henry Stanton. It includes equipment, including uniforms and clothing items, bedding, colors, drums, etc., that were sent to the U.S. 6th Infantry at Fort Gibson and Fort Washita, Oklahoma