The Civil War in Texas: An Exhibit from the Texas State Library and Archives
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William J. Hutchins to Pendleton Murrah, May 14, 1864

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W.J. Hutchins to Governor Murrah, May 1864

cotton is daily arriving there claiming to be State
cotton under arrangements with Genl Nichols
whereby $50 has been paid or secured to the State
for which two bales (I infer) are to grant belonging
to the private owner as “State cotton.”

I am Governor
Very Respectfully
Your obedient servant
W. J Hutchins
Lieut Colonel & ______[?]

To
His Excellency P Murrah
Governor of the State
Austin Texas

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William J. Hutchins to Pendleton Murrah, May 14, 1864. Records of Governor Pendleton Murrah, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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