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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memoir of Jane Claudia Johnson. (search)
aleigh the night of the 27th. The next morning she made her application to Governor Ellis and the Council of State, stating to them the necessitous condition of the ing the War between the States. In a previous article, the extracts from Governor Ellis's letter books were given. Governor Ellis kept an ordnance book, in which Governor Ellis kept an ordnance book, in which his correspondence, directions, etc., in regard to arms and munitions of war are to be found. Many persons have asked how this State armed its troops in 1861. It h pounds of pig lead, to be delivered at Norfolk. (It will be recalled that Governor Ellis directed that all proposals be sent to him, and that deliveries must be at which the State had, at $2 each, this including cleaning and resighting. Governor Ellis, under date of January 29th, wrote to Tryon & Co.: Do you propose to do the$21; Sharp's breech-loading rifles, $40, and carbines, $30. February 2d, Governor Ellis ordered 50,000 pounds of lead from McKnight, of New York, at 5 1/2, to be d
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.12 (search)
ey were armed during the War between the States. In a previous article, the extracts from Governor Ellis's letter books were given. Governor Ellis kept an ordnance book, in which his correspondencGovernor Ellis kept an ordnance book, in which his correspondence, directions, etc., in regard to arms and munitions of war are to be found. Many persons have asked how this State armed its troops in 1861. It has been shown that 30,000 rifles and three full batto furnish 70,000 pounds of pig lead, to be delivered at Norfolk. (It will be recalled that Governor Ellis directed that all proposals be sent to him, and that deliveries must be at Norfolk or Wilminfles and muskets which the State had, at $2 each, this including cleaning and resighting. Governor Ellis, under date of January 29th, wrote to Tryon & Co.: Do you propose to do the work of altering sword bayonets, $21; Sharp's breech-loading rifles, $40, and carbines, $30. February 2d, Governor Ellis ordered 50,000 pounds of lead from McKnight, of New York, at 5 1/2, to be delivered at Wilmi