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Maury, William Lewis (1813-1878) to Nan [Maury]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04572.30 Author/Creator: Maury, William Lewis (1813-1878) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 February 1865 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20.5 x 26 cm.

Updates his wife on family members and expresses happiness that his son is better and recovering. Says that Humphreys wants the government to go into the cloth-manufacturing business "now that Wilmington is closed & we will have to look more closely to home for our supplies." Notes that the Navy "is confined to such a narrow compass now that it is hard to find work for the officers."

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