Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917) to Samuel J. Harrison
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.057 Author/Creator: Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917) Place Written: Richmond, [Va.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 August 1863 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 26 x 20 cm. Order a Copy
Application for the position of Chief Engineer "on board the steamer to be commanded by Captain Dacey Va Volunteer Navy." Lists qualifications, former service record, and references enclosed testimonials of his qualifications. Docket on verso: "Application for Appointment in the Vol. Navy Aug 25th/63". Harrison was president of the Virginia Volunteer Navy Company. Marked "copy" in upper left hand corner.
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