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Mosby, John S. (1833-1916) to: Sam Chapman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03921.04 Author/Creator: Mosby, John S. (1833-1916) Place Written: S[an] F[rancisco] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1900/11/23 Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Chapman's fate pending army reorganization; McKinley's feelings towards Mosby.

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Full Transcript: 23 Nov. 1900, 705 Post St.
Dear Sam:
Although you are in my debt for several letters I drop a line to tell you that I have just got a letter from him ...in wh: he says "I will certainly remember Capt. Sam Chapman for I feel an interest in him & will be glad to serve him & I will do so to the extent of my power." I had asked him to look out for you if the Army is reorganized this winter. I spent two days last week with the Robertsons. I think, as you have little to do you might write me oftener than you. My love to your family. My regards to ? ? Rogers. Have you heard how ? voted?
Yours truly,
J.S. Mosby
Daniel says in his letter "I am going on my own look some day to find out McKinley's true inwardness toward you. I am not satisfied about it."


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People: Chapman, Samuel Forrer, 1838-1919
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Confederate General or LeaderMilitary History

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