E.B. Finch letter
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E.B. Finch letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Finch, E. B.
Title: E.B. Finch letter
Dates: 1875
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0052

Biographical/Historical Note

E.B. Finch was an auditor for the Treasury Department in Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content Note

Letter from E.B. Finch, U.S. Treasury Department, to W.F. Bascom, attorney dated 19 March, 1875. The letter disallows the soldier's application for Civil War service of Datson Jenkins, alias January Elliott, U.S. Colored Troops.

Index Terms

Finch, E. B.
Letters (correspondence)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans.
United States. Army--African American troops.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was found by donor in house at 631 E. River Street, Savannah, Ga.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], E.B. Finch letter, MS 52, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Joseph A. McCool, 1928.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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