James Longstreet                                                                                                 
Autograph Letter Signed

Autograph Letter Signed, 7.75" x 9.75", while serving as an official appointee during the Presidential term of Ulysses S. Grant, reporting on an estimate for an engineering project to the Louisiana State Auditor.

"New Orleans, La., Nov. 25th 1873.  Chas. Clinton, Esqr., State Auditor.  Sir, I have your favor of the 8th inst[ant].  In reply I have to say that upon a complete examination of the report of the Commission of Engineers, I find that our total of cubic yards in our formed estimate may with great risk be reduced to 730,000; and I shall take pleasure in so recommending when our Commission meets on Monday the 1st Proximo.  If the Commission agrees upon this estimate, or this reduction of our estimate it will be duly reported to you, in detail, as soon as the Commission votes.  I am Very Respectfully Your Ob[edien]t Serv[an]t, James Longstreet, Com[missione]r for the State."


James Longstreet

Document Type:

Autograph Letter Signed (ALS)

Framed Dimensions:

19" w x 15 1/4" h


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