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Renshaw, Richard T. (1822-1879) [Agreement allowing the U.S. Navy use of Tourgee's schooner]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02254.29 Author/Creator: Renshaw, Richard T. (1822-1879) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Document signed Date: 15 August 1865 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 19 x 31.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Documents a transaction between Daniel G. Tourgee, master of the schooner Garrison, and Richard T. Renshaw as a representative of the United States Navy. Renshaw has come to Richmond in order to charter Tourgee's schooner for ten days or more. Tourgee will be paid thirty-seven dollars per day for the length of the vessel's service. Three red, cancelled one dollar internal revenue documentary tax stamps along left border of first page.

People: Tourgee, Daniel G., fl. 1865
Renshaw, Richard T., 1822-1879

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: ContractFinanceGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryNavyUnion General

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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