Clothing order from Richmond, VA of a Baltimore, MD tailor, for a black cloth frock, vest and pants to be made for Jefferson Davis. Includes size measurements for Davis. Additional letter dated Feb. 1, 1898, to Mr. Gunther of Chicago, Ill., from the Crutchfield & Co. Newspaper Advertising Agents office in Richmond, introduces the clothing order as having been taken from a copy book. (handwritten)
Jefferson Davis clothing order, May 1, 1866, and 1898 letter introducing clothing order. 1866. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Britton Collection of Early Texas and U.S. Civil War documents, 1597-1903, MS 009. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/27244.