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[Captain's Warrant, August 25, 1829]

Description: Warrant from Captain Chauncey H. Redway to Sergeant Frien O. Payn. The warrant orders Payn to warn the listed persons to appear armed and equipped for Company parade at the house of John Burch at 8 o'clock AM on September 7. Payn is also charged with warning the named persons to appear at the Presbyterian Meeting House in Sacket's Harbor at 8 o'clock AM on September 18 for the general muster.
Date: August 25, 1829
Creator: Redway, Chauncey H.
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[Card for Colonel Bradley Winston, undated]

Description: Card from the Redway Collection which has two names written on the front and back. The first name that is written on this card is Miss Allen and the second is Col. Bradley Winslow, 186th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps. The card is undated.
Date: 186u
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[Chautauqua University: The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, 1885-1886]

Description: The pamphlet discusses the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, an organization promoting the habits of reading; study in nature, art, and science; and scholarship in secular and scared literature. This organization was a "home college," offering four year programs, local circles for discussion, and summer meetings. Information on this organization, fees, and course descriptions are presented in this pamphlet.
Date: 1885/1886
Creator: Chautauqua University
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[Circular from E. D. Townsend, August 18, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 64. In order to make transfers of enlisted men from one regiment to another, the following papers should be made out: Quadruplicate must and descriptive rolls of the men, with a copy of the order transferring them attached to each roll, one copy to be forwarded to the Adjutant General of the Army, another copy to the Adjutant General of the Sate to which the men belong, another copy to be sent with the men to the respective regiments to which they are transferred. These rolls will contain the information indicated by the blanks for muster and descriptive rolls, including date, place and by whom mustered into the service. Each copy will be examined and verified and countersigned by the Commissary or Assistant Commissary of Musters for the command, and will be, when completed, evidence of muster-in and proper transfer.
Date: August 18, 1864
Creator: Townsend, E. D.
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[Circular from J. S. Platner, February 3, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 1. Saddler and ? will report for duty with ? Company Cook will report for duty, unless covering for the company. it is necessary to reduce as much as possible the large number of reported on extra or daily duty.
Date: February 3, 1865
Creator: Platner, J. S.
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[Circular from J. S. Platner, November 12, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 1. Commandants will be held strictly responsible that ? is turned into Head Quarters by 9 o'clock on the 7th,17th, and 27 of each month. Monthly returns accompanied by descriptive list of all deserters for the north will be sent on the last day of each month as early as 9 o'clock am.
Date: November 12, 1864
Creator: Platner, J. S.
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[Circular from Major General Hancock, April 6, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 11. The complete list of equipment of the soldiers are: one blouse, one pair of trousers,two drawers, two shirts, two pairs of socks, two pairs of shoes, one woolen blanket, one piece of shelter tent. Uniform coats will be turned in as required by General Order No. 48.
Date: April 6, 1865
Creator: Hancock, Major General
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[Circular from R. F. Taylor, December 14, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 5. Company Commanders will take away all citizen clothing, rebel clothing and other clothing not in accordance with the uniforms form enlisted men in their respective companies. The Commanders are responsible to send the clothes out of reach of their men.
Date: December 14, 1864
Creator: Taylor, R. F.
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