Although the text of these documents appeared in Collected Works, often imperfectly, the location of the original documents was unknown.
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(only endorsement included in Collected Works)
Record Group 107: Records of the Secretary of War, 1791-1947, Entry 23: Record Series Originating During the Period 1789-1889, Correspondence, Letters Received, Letters Received (Irregular Series), 1861-1866, National Archives Building, Washington, DC
(incomplete transcription based on newspaper account)
Record Group 76: Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations, 1716-1979, Entry 436: Miscellaneous Claims: Other Miscellaneous Claims, 1795-1917, Miscellaneous Claims, 1824-1887, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD
(incorrectly dated and transcribed in Collected Works because of faulty copy)
Halstead Collection, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL