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Accession number 1995.006
Catalog Number 1995.006
Collection Pearce Civil War Collection
Object Name Letter
Title Farragut (David Glasgow) Letter
Creator Farragut (David Glasgow)
Date Jan. 5, 1863
Dates of Creation Jan. 5, 1863
The date on the letter is incorrect; it reads 1862 but should read 1863.
Scope & Content One letter dated January 5, [1863] (1 page), contains Rear Admiral David Glasgow Farragut's report of his order from his position in the port of New Orleans to stop blockade runners to Tampico, Mexico. The letter is also an inquiry to the Collector of the Port of New Orleans to enlist his cooperation in stopping one given a pass by Farragut if he was found guilty of such "rascality" as changing the amounts of stores he was allowed.
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People Farragut, David Glasgow
Search Terms Blockade Running
New Orleans
Credit line Pearce Civil War Collection
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Physical characteristics English