Letters from M. Strickler, manager for Joseph R. Anderson and Co., at Torry Furnace to Dr. Nelson Waller concern the three slaves Strickler borrowed from Waller. The slaves were under guard, but escaped. Strickler's letters explain the circumstances that led to their escape and the capture of one slave, Haws, by General Imboden.
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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.