M. Strickler Letters
Scope and Contents
Letters from M. Strickler, manager for Joseph R. Anderson and Co., at Torry Furnace to Dr. Nelson Waller concern the three enslaved men Strickler borrowed from Waller. The men were under guard, but escaped. Strickler's letters explain the circumstances that led to their escape and the capture of one, Haws, by General Imboden.
- Creation: 1864 July-September
- Strickler, M. (Person)
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The M. Strickler Letters wereas part of the Civil War Collection, Mss. 39.1 C76, until November 2017. The former citation was Civil War Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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