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Mast, Elhanan M. (fl. 1837-1865) To Joseph M. Maitland

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.10.004 Author/Creator: Mast, Elhanan M. (fl. 1837-1865) Place Written: Ohio Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 August 1853 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 19.7 cm.

Writes from Ohio Wesleyan University to his "Respected Nephew," reporting that a few of his students are sick, but things are well overall. Details that he has recieved a letter from his father as well as "Brother Joshua's paper." Describes playing ball and taking a walk by a spring with some of his students. Asks that he give his "best respects" to [Grier], possibly Joseph's brother William Grier Maitland.

Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.

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