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A Model company.

--How many corporations will seek and endeavor to get letters like that given below? Such an autograph from Gen. Johnston would be a valuable addition to any dividend fund.

Dolton, Jan. 18th, 1864

John J. Gresham, Esq. President Macon Manufacturing Company:

Dear sir
--I learn from the reports of the Chief Commissary, that twice in the past thirty days, he has been furnished by your company with 25,000 pounds of bacon for the army at $1 per pound, the price established by the commissioner being $220.

In these times of speculation it is so graying to witness such a course, that I cannot refrain from expressing to you my appreciation of the patriotism exhibited by yourself and the gentlemen comprising the company you control, I can assure you too, of the high sense our liberality entertained by this army.

Most respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

J. E. Johnston, General

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