Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 1 of Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker from Robert N. Scott, May 16, 1878.

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About this Item

Title
Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker from Robert N. Scott, May 16, 1878.
Contributor Names
Scott, Robert N. (Author)
Created / Published
War Department, Washington, D. C., May 16, 1878
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Hooker, Joseph (1814-1879)
-  Army of the Potomac
-  McCrary, Robert N
-  Manuscripts
-  Correspondence
-  Letter
-  United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington
-  United States -- New York -- Suffolk -- Long Island
Genre
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Letter
Notes
-  The filing notation on the verso incorrectly identifies the writer as Brown Scott. Concerning the author if this letter the following material is of pertinent interest. It is to be found in the Preface, p. viii, of the final volume, the General Index, of The Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.
-  "Perceiving that the work required the undivided attention of a single head, Secretary McCrary, December 14, 1877, detailed Capt. Robert N. Scot,, Third United States Artillery (subsequently major and lieutenant-colonel, same regiment), to take charge of the work. "The Publication Office, War Records, "afterward known as the "War Records Office, " received its first definite organization under his charge."
Medium
20 x 26.5 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Portfolio 2, no. 12
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0870
Online Format
online text
image
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Chicago citation style:

Scott, Robert N. Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker from Robert N. Scott, May 16, 1878. War Department, Washington, D. C, 1878. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000870/. (Accessed May 27, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Scott, R. N. (1878) Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker from Robert N. Scott, May 16, 1878. War Department, Washington, D. C. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000870/.

MLA citation style:

Scott, Robert N. Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker from Robert N. Scott, May 16, 1878. War Department, Washington, D. C, 1878. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000870/>.