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D.H. Farr to Governor Francis R. Lubbock, February 13, 1862

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D.H. Farr to Governor Lubbock, February 1862

sisterdale[.] They are working so secretely [sic]
that it is almost imposible [sic] to get any
thing correct a bout [sic] them onley [sic] by taking
them off of thair [sic] guard[.]

I have under stood [sic] that said enroling [sic]
officer has been a violent union man
and is thought to be a black republican
at heart until yet[.] [F]or further par-
ticulars in this case apply to Mr
Cameron partner of Frank GV Stuchins
of Feidricksburg [sic][,] Lawyer Cooley &
Lawyer Denis all of Freidericksburg[.]
I have not as yet been able to hear
of his soliciting the first american
man to Join his company or even
made him self [sic] [k]nown to one that he
thought wood [sic] Join[.]

I write to you not [to] shoew [sic] prajudis [prejudice]
to the dutch but to inform you as near as I
am [a]ble the condition of things in our
countys [sic] whitch [sic] I think is a duty I
ow[e] to my country[.]

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D.H. Farr to Governor Francis R. Lubbock, February 13, 1862. Records of Governor Francis R. Lubbock, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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