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[Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, February 15, 1865]

Description: Letter from Capt. H. H. Boggess to Major McPhail, in Wheeling, West Virginia, informing him of Corporal Calvin Hull's furlough to Cincinnati, Ohio. The document details that Hull was part of the "F" company, 1st regiment, and was part of the N. Y. Veterans Cavalry. The corporal's furlough to Cincinnati would last 15 days and the cost of his transportation from Portland to Cincinnati was $3.09, an amount which would be docked from his pay upon his return. The letter also states that Corporal Hull would return for duty to Camp Piatt in West Virginia.
Date: February 15, 1865
Creator: Boggess, H. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, February 15, 1908]

Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White regarding a question from Mr. White about promoting from Second to First Grade positions in the Custom House Service. The letter is typed on the letterhead of the Washington Civil Service School, which provides correspondence courses to prepare for Federal Civil Service Examinations. Mr. Hopkins is the president of the school. There is a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to M. Claude D. White, McKinney, Texas, R. F. D. #4, Box 25. It is postmarked Washington, D. C., February 15, 1908.
Date: February 15, 1908
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections