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Box SC0011


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Letter from Citizens of Boston Committee to Major General W. T. Sherman, 1865 January 13

 File — Box: SC0011, Folder: 4269.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains four letters and one other document regarding a mission organized by citizens of Boston to deliver relief supplies to the occupied city of Savannah, Georgia, in January 1865. The items include a five-page copy of a letter sent to R. D. Arnold, mayor of Savannah, on behalf of thirty Boston citizens, explaining the relationship between the two “Sister cities on the Atlantic.” There is also a two-page copy of a letter from committee members William Gray, E. R. Mudge, John...
Dates: 1865 January 13