Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917) to Samuel Archibald
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.041 Author/Creator: Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 September 1860 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 20 cm Order a Copy
Explaining reasons for his resignation to the Engineer in Chief of the U.S. Navy, and pride felt of serving in the Engineer Corps. "Since my return from the East Indies, in the "Powhatan", I have determined to pursue a private life with a view of advancing my own interest as well as that of my employees."
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