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Askew writes to several correspondents regarding some business matters and payments. Letter on stationary featuring political flag of the Confederate States of America and entitling reading "Head Quarters Chatham Artillery." Chatham Artillery was a militia organization from Savannah Georgia that entered service for the Confederacy in 1862.
Camp Claghorn Isle of Hope
January 9 1862
Mess Nevitt Lathrop Magen
Enclose please find your Bill against Chatham Artillery, certify to by me, which please present to J.M. Cunningham at Rail Road Bank for payment, please send to me the bill contract by the “Flay Committee” and I will endeavor to have it speedily settled.
Tho. A. Askew
Chatham Artillery, Camp Cleghorn, Camp Claghorn, 1862, J.M. Cunningham, Nevitt, Lathrop, Magen, bill, Thomas A. Askew
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Askew, Thomas A., "Thomas A. Askew letter" (1900). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 28.
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