Letter : Washington, D.C., to unknown person, n.p., 1863 Aug. 13.

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Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894. Letter : Washington, D.C., to unknown person, n.p., 1863 Aug. 13.

Letter : Washington, D.C., to unknown person, n.p., 1863 Aug. 13.

Autograph letter signed. Holt has prepared a document that is critical of the Secretary of War.

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