Salmon P. Chase Letter, Mar. 9, 1862

Collection number: MS 109
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Salmon P. Chase (1808-1873)

Salmon P. Chase was born and educated in New Hampshire and went on to become Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, Governor of Ohio, Secretary of the Treasury, and a founder of the Republican Party.

About the Salmon P. Chase Letter

A two page letter from the Treasury Dept. [Washington, D.C.] to Major-General Henry H. Halleck that concerns Halleck’s opening of the Cumberland River to Union navigation and discusses the lack of communication between Lincoln’s Cabinet in Washington and Union Generals in the field.

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Preferred Citation

Salmon P. Chase Letter, Mar. 9, 1862, MS 109, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Paul Richards, Apr. 8, 1980 (Accession number: 7953)



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