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Kilroy, Patrick (fl. 1863-) to Sir

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07205.039 Author/Creator: Kilroy, Patrick (fl. 1863-) Place Written: Port Royal Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 September 1863 Pagination: 3 p. ; 21 x 26 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07205.039 Author/Creator: Kilroy, Patrick (fl. 1863-) Place Written: Port Royal Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 September 1863 Pagination: 3 p. ; 21 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: He is upset because in many Northern papers there are reports of the freedmen of the South growing an abundance of crops like cotton, corn and potatoes. The turth is that the all the costs that go into paying the freedmen and rations far outweigh the amount of crops that are actually produced.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Soldier's LetterCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesConfederate States of AmericaAfrican American HistoryFreemenJournalismAgriculture and Animal HusbandryCottonBusiness and Finance

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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