Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Trenholm, G..A., 1806 - 1876 Communication of Secretary of Treasury…November 28, 1864. [Transmitted with:] Message of the President…Nov. 29, 1864.

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06745.220 Author/Creator: Trenholm, G..A., 1806 - 1876 Place Written: Richmond Type: Printed document Date: 28 November 1864 Pagination: 2 p. ; 15 x 23.5 cm.

Summary of Content: stamp of record division

People: Johnson, Homer Uri, fl. 1896

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaGovernment and CivicsLawFinanceEconomicsConfederate General or Leader

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources