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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Isaac Shelby letter MSS.1662

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

June 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-06-22T15:51-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Isaac Shelby letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1662

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter)

Dates:

1865 January 10

Abstract:

A letter of 10 January 1865 by Isaac Shelby, Confederate commissary officer, about the state of commissary supplies in the Military Department of the Gulf, February-June 1862.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter from Shelby to an unidentified Colonel, apparently on the latter's request for information about Shelby's commissary activities in the Military Department of the Gulf from late February to late May or early June 1862.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

Isaac Shelby Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2004

Biographical/Historical note

Confederate Army commissary officer writing from Richmond, 10 January 1865, about his activities at Mobile, February-June 1862

Letter Box 6476 Folder 19

Letter from Isaac Shelby, Richmond, Virginia, to unknown recipient, [location unknown], January 10, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20774