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Sidney Sherman to Governor Edward Clark, May 22, 1861

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Sidney Sherman to Edward Clark, May 1861

harbor, or with which we could in certain
cases, run the blockade, and seize upon any
temporary advantage, which might occur
if the blockading squadron should be weakened
by departure for coal, distress of weather, or
be otherwise disabled.

Mr. TM Jack will present you with
this communication, and give you more minute
information than I can impart in a letter.

I have the honor to remain
Your Obedient Servant
S. Sherman

Comndt.

Wm M Armstrong

Aid [sic]

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Sidney Sherman to Governor Edward Clark, May 22, 1861. Records of Governor Edward Clark, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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