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Arms, E.P. (fl. 1862) to Charles Morgan Coit

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03603.160 Author/Creator: Arms, E.P. (fl. 1862) Place Written: Norwich Town, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 November 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Writes to request more information about the money for the monument to Dr. Lathrop. Asks where the money is deposited and what sort of monument the donors of the money had in mind.

People: Coit, Charles M.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union Forces, Death, Monument, Finance

Sub Era: The American Civil War