Carta de William H. Emory a Jefferson Davis y la aprobación de Jefferson Davis de una petición (folio verso), 14 de agosto 1854 [Translation]

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Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887, David, Jefferson, 1808-1889 and United States. War Dept., Letter from William H. Emory to Jefferson Davis, with Jefferson Davis approving request (verso of leaf), August 14, 1854 (August 14, 1854)

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Title: Carta de William H. Emory a Jefferson Davis y la aprobación de Jefferson Davis de una petición (folio verso), 14 de agosto 1854 [Translation]
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  • Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887
  • David, Jefferson, 1808-1889
  • United States. War Dept.
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  • Creation of translation: Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson, Americas Studies Researcher, Humanities Research Center
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Publication date: 2010-06-07
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Translation: This document is a Spanish translation of the Letter from William H. Emory to Jefferson Davis, with Jefferson Davis approving request (verso of leaf), August 14, 1854. The language of the original document is English.
Provenance: These letters were purchased by the Fondren Library.
Description: 1 handwritten page to Davis as Secretary of War, 1 handwritten response from Davis at Washington, on verso of leaf
Source(s): Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887, David, Jefferson, 1808-1889 and United States. War Dept., Letter from William H. Emory to Jefferson Davis, with Jefferson Davis approving request (verso of leaf), August 14, 1854 (August 14, 1854)
Source Identifier: Jefferson Davis letters, 1846-1888, MS 5, Box 1 folder 3 item 1, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
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Languages used in the text: Spanish
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  • Correspondence
Keywords: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889--Correspondence
  • United States--History--1849-1877
  • United States. Army--Equipment
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LETTER FROM WILLIAM H. EMORY TO JEFFERSON DAVIS


1

El [Illegible: Honorable] Jefferson Davis
Secretario de la guerra

Señor,


Tengo el honor de pedir por la misión el permiso de obtener o comprar, para el uso en la misión del ComComisión de fronteras, [...] cincuenta rifles [...] , y cinco mil cartuchos de municiones, de la artillería del Departamento del ejército.

[...] de estos rifles [...] [...] pueden ser del nuevo modelo del rifle anterior modificado, para ser entregado en Nueva Cork el 24 [...] . El saldo [...] rifles para ser entregados en el arsenal o depósito en San Antonio.

Desembarcamos de Nueva York el 25 de este mes, y el Coronel de Artillería nos informa que no hay mucho tiempo para prepara los veinte rifles + munición para su uso.

Tengo el honor de ser [...]
W. H. Emory
[...]
[...] Comisario

JEFFERSON DAVIS APPROVING REQUEST, AUGUST 14, 1854


2

223.

[...] W. H. Emory

Solicitación del permiso para obtener
o comprar para uso por la Comisión de fronteras
cincuenta Rifles + 5000 cartuchos de
Municiones

B24
E204. 14 de agosto 54
[Illegible: Ord.] Oficina.
BB 4/- 5747
Solicitación para
Comprar aprobada

Jefferson Davis
Ministro de guerra
Departamento de guerra
14 de agosto ’54.
Recibido el 14 de agosto 1854.
Se actuó el mismo día; vea carta a [Illegible: Major Emory]



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Date: 2010-06-07
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