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Jacob J. Weaver letter to Mrs. Wilmot G. Holmes, 1905 April 24.
Wyles SC 280
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Title:

Jacob J. Weaver letter to Mrs. Wilmot G. Holmes, 1905 April 24

Creator/Contributor:

Weaver, Jacob J., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Holmes, Wilmot G., Mrs, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Holograph letter written and signed by Jacob J. Weaver from Uniontown, Maryland to Mrs. Wilmot G. Holmes in Charleston, South Carolina to inform her that her copy of "Manual of Military Surgery", written by his late friend Dr. Julian Chisolm, is valuable because it was issued by the Authority of a Confederate Copyright. The letter also mentions that he's sending to her society a Civil War relic, half of a cannon ball shot from one of two cannons given to the Confederate Government by the Chamber of Commerce of the City of Liverpool, England at the beginning of the war. The cannons, posted at Seminary Ridge, were attached to General Lee's army and used on the field of Gettysburg, and the ball was broken by striking one of the rocks protecting Federal Forces on Cemetery HIll.

Date:

1905 (issued)

Subject:

n-us--- -- n-us-pa -- e-uk-en
Weaver, Jacob J -- Correspondence
Chisolm, Julian John -- 1830-1903
Mrs -- Holmes, Wilmot G
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) -- 1807-1870
Liverpool Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Copyright -- Confederate States of America
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Gettysburg (Pa.) -- History -- 19th century

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Jacob J. Weaver letter to Mrs. Wilmot G. Holmes. Wyles SC 280. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (2 leaves) ; 20 x 25 cm. folded to 20 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.