Date: October 28, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on October 28, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business in Maryland and in Washington D.C. Redway's reason for being in Washington is to appear before the board to gain appointment in the army. Redway tells Loriette that permission had been granted for him to appear before the board on October 2, but he had not received notice. He planned to sit before the new board on Monday of the following week. Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family, and explains that he would return to his family did he not feel that his country needed him. Redway asks his wife to keep his business to herself. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections