SMALL ARCHIVE OF HANDWRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE TO AND FROM GENERAL LEWIS PERRINE, QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL OF THE NEW JERSEY MILITIA, 1861-1862
by New Jersey Military Agency/Association
s.n., 1861. Original manuscripts. Very Good. Three letters. (1) Horace H. Olds, Treasurer, NJ Military Association to Gen. Lewis Perrine, Newark, Jany 4th, 1861. One page, octavo. Asking that Gen. Perrine, past Treasurer, submit monies and books in his possession, pertaining to that office. Signed by Olds. (2) Gen. Lewis Perrine to Horace H. Olds, Trenton, Jan. 8th/61. Two pages, octavo. Accounts in detail for monies that he collected as Treasurer, leaving a balance in the Treasury of only $12.13, which he "will gladly turn over to you at any time or place you may name...." Mentions Gen. Silly, former Secretary of the Agency, as well as Col. Freeze, Corresponding Secretary. Not signed. (3) Horace H. Olds to Gen. Lewis Perrine, Trenton, Jany 28th 1862. One-half page, octavo. A receipt for the $12.13 mentioned above, along with $63.80 "in 2 two Bills, together with all papers so belonging to the association he may have in his possession." Signed by Olds. Accompanied by an envelope with the New Jersey State seal and return address of the New Jersey Military Agency.
[Rutgers U has a 25-page pamphlet issued by this Agency/Association in 1861.] General Lewis Perrine (1815-1889) was born at Manalapan (Monmouth County) NJ, and died at Trenton (Mercer County) NJ. (Inventory #: 038059)
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