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Adams, Green (fl. 1865) to General J. L. Donaldson

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02691.11.077 Author/Creator: Adams, Green (fl. 1865) Place Written: Nashville, Tennessee Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 March 1865 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Green Adams, an agent for the U.S. Treasury Dept., arranges for the purchase of products of insurrectionary states. Individuals he will be purchasing cotton from include Miller A. Wright, as indicated on this document. Includes signed approval by the AAG to Major General George H. Thomas.

People: Adams, Green, fl. 1865.
Donaldson, James Lowry, 1814-1885.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Government and Civics, Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Union Forces, Finance, Merchants and Trade, Commerce, Cotton

Sub Era: The American Civil War