Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System&rsquot;s First Hundred Years 1848-1948

Charles Kirsch to General [Benjamin?] Butler, April 4, 1869

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Charles Kirsch to General Butler, April 1869

and with enny [any] other persons
that you think would doo [sic] me
enny [sic] good[.] [N]ow I just say
one more thing in our favour[.]
[T]he state of Texas sent a committee
hear [here] in the summer of 68 to
investigate all of the cases
and they found a hundred and
fifty not guilty[.] Capt Butlar
was at the head of this
commity [sic[.

I am your most
obediant [sic] servent [sic[

Charles Kirsch

Saargt [sic] of company B first [N]ew
[Y]ork engernears [sic] in charg [sic] of
dutch cannal [sic][.]

[I]n your letter in anser [answer]
to me pleas [sic] don[‘]t mention this
as it goes by under grown [ground]
railrode [sic][.]

CK

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Charles Kirsch to General [Benjamin?] Butler, April 4, 1869. Correspondence Concerning the Penitentiary, Records Relating to the Penitentiary, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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