Introduction of A.P. Dillingham to Gen. Shepley, Augusta, 1863

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A. Libbey wrote from Augusta to Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, military governor of Louisiana, to introduce the Rev. William A.P. Dillingham of Sidney, who had "important property interests in New Orleans & up the Mississippi River."

Libbey, a lawyer, told Shepley he would consider it a personal favor if Shepley could help enable Dillingham to conduct his business. Dillingham was a client of Libbey.

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  • Title: Introduction of A.P. Dillingham to Gen. Shepley, Augusta, 1863
  • Creator: Libbey, A.
  • Creation Date: 1863-10-23
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Augusta, New Orleans, Waterville
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: LA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 3/7
  • Collection: George Foster Shepley papers
  • Object Type: Text

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