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[Envelope originally addressed to Loriette C. Redway, 1866]

Description: An envelope, postmarked June 24, 1866, and originally addressed to Mrs. Captain Redway (Loriette Redway) in Mannsville, New York. The envelope was later used by Mrs. Redway to send a letter, presumably to her husband, Hamilton K. Redway, in 1869.
Date: 1869
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Insurance certificate, November 17, 1868]

Description: Insurance certificate purchased by Mrs. H.K. Redway from the Lorillard Fire Insurance Company, which was located on 104 Broadway, in the city of New York. The certificate insures the Redway's home for $900.00, clothing and provisions for $100.00, and the barn for $200.00. The total of the insured items and property was $1200.00, an amount which would be paid to the Redways in case of fire.
Date: November 17, 1868
Creator: Lorillard Fire Insurance Company
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter, November 1865]

Description: Letter to Honorable Roscoe Conklin, A. H. Laflin, and others recommending Hamilton K. Redway for a position at the capitol as he has a good army record and states he is a gentleman and a man of talent.
Date: November 1868
Creator: unidentified
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Report, July 12, 1868]

Description: Handwritten report describing the sabbath school, its officers, the number of Sabbaths, and other statistical information about the Sabbath school. H. K. Redway was elected secretary of the Sabbath school.
Date: July 12, 1868
Creator: Redway, H. K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, June 26, 1868]

Description: Envelope from Hammond, Winslow & Williams, attorneys-at-law, Watertown, New York, to Honorable A. H. Laflin, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Date from letter.
Date: June 26, 1868
Creator: Winslow, Bradley
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from New York State Military Agency, October 22, 1867]

Description: Letter from J. E. Lee of the New York State Military Agency to Hamilton K. Redway, stating that his discharge and vouchers are being returned because his claim his being rejected by the Paymaster General because served as a veteran volunteer.
Date: October 22, 1867
Creator: Lee, J. E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 25, 1867. The letter regards Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway asks if Ellen is there with Loriette. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that there is some excitement over the removal of Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. Also included with this item is the envelope in which this letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 4, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 4, 1867. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his love for his wife and children, and mentions that he would like his family to join him in Washington as soon as possible. Redway informs Loriette that he has had some goods sent to Loriette. Redway asks about Ellen. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope, postmarked August 6, is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: August 4, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, July 11, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on July 11, 1867. In the letter, Hamilton Redway informs Loriette of his plan to make arrangements to bring his family to live in Washington. Redway responds to a supposed request by his wife in a previous letter by mentioning that he does not think it is a good idea for Chittenden to come to Washington to spend the winter, and that he does not want to sell their property in New York.
Date: July 11, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, June 7, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on June 7, 1867. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway informs Loriette that he may make arrangements to move his family to Washington if he succeeds in his pursuit, but will not do so without first hearing from Loriette. Redway mentions that he failed in passing the board, but asks Loriette to keep this information to herself.
Date: June 7, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, May 25, 1867]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on May 25, 1867. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway informs Loriette that he is studying as much as possible to pass the examining board, and asks Loriette to pray that he will be prepared to face the board. Redway mentions that he has heard from Chittenden, and asks if Loriette has heard from Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. 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.
Date: May 25, 1867
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, August 2, 1866]

Description: Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, a benefit for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home Fund. This benefit was held at the Grover's Theater in Washington, D. C. on August 2, 1866. The advertisement states that 300,000 tickets were for sale at $1.00 each and 75,000 presents, valued at $250,000.00, were also available for sale to benefit this fund.
Date: August 2, 1866
Creator: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, August 2, 1866]

Description: Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, a benefit for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home Fund. This benefit was held at the Grover's Theater in Washington, D. C. on August 2, 1866. The advertisement states that 300,000 tickets were for sale at $1.00 each and 75,000 presents, valued at $250,000.00, were also available for sale to benefit this fund.
Date: August 2, 1866
Creator: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Tickets for the Grand National Concert, August 2, 1866]

Description: Tickets, No. 89366 though No.89370, for the Grand National Concert,a benefit for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home Fund. This benefit was held at the Grover's Theater in Washington, D. C. on August 2, 1866. The tickets state that 75,000 presents, valued at $250,000.00, were available as prizes to benefit this fund.
Date: August 2, 1866
Creator: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Certification of Henry R. Redway, June 6, 1866]

Description: Certification that Henry R. Redway enlisted at Geneva, New York and was mustered into the U.S. service by Lieutenant Bigelow on October 10, 1863.
Date: June 6, 1866
Creator: New York. Adjutant General's Office.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James S. Brisbin, April 16, 1866]

Description: Order No. 43. The 6th U.S. Colored Cavalry is disbanded. The colored men are free as promised when they enlisted. Then tell how to preserve freedom, by the bayonet and the ballot.
Date: April 16, 1866
Creator: Brisbin, James S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt of Hamilton K. Redway, May 31, 1866]

Description: Received from Hamilton K. Redway to Henry P. Wade: beet sacks, spades, canteens, axes, wall tents, and other items.
Date: March 31, 1866
Creator: Wade, Henry P.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections