of War. Sir:
The several congregation of the town of Marietta, Georgia--viz: Episcopal, Presbyterian, Methodist, and Baptist — having resolved to present their church sells to the Government of the Confederate States, to be converted into cannon for the public defence, have charged the undersigned with the duty of tendering the same.
We therefore table pleasure in stating to you that they are subject to your order, whenever the Government shall think it proper to make use of them for the purpose all early mentioned.
With fervent prayers for the success of our cause, we are, with great respect, yours, &c. E. Porter Palmer, Pastor Presbyterian Church. T. B. Cooper. Action Pastor Baptist Church. Samuel Benedict. Master St James Church. Alex, Geanam. Honor Methodist. Church.
the following little weight of the several bells thus magnanimously tendered:
Presbyterian Church740 lbs.