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chmond, December 9, 1861.
My Dear Sir — With the thanks of Governor Pickens and myself for your prompt and considerate response to our request for arms for South Carolina, I herewith send you a receipt of the Governor for the same.
Very truly yours, C. G. Memminger. His Excellency Governor Letcher, present.
Charleston, South Carolina, December 3d, 1861.
Received from Governor Letcher, of the State of Virginia, five hundred muskets, altered to percussion, as a loan to the State of South Carolina, through Mr. Henry Spannick, as special agent for the State of Virginia. W. G. Eason, Assistant Ordnance Officer, South Carolina.
The following letteSouth Carolina.
The following letter from General R. E. Lee will be read with interest, as showing that at an early day he appreciated and sought to provide against the danger of the disorganization of the volunteer forces of the Confederacy:
Coosawhatchie, South Carolina, December 26th, 1861. His Excellency John Letcher, Governor of Virginia:
Governor — I
great and eminent services to our noble, suffering and uncomplaining State, now afflicted by the direst calamities, and threatened with the most formidable dangers that can befall a gallant and virtuous people.
God grant you, and all who labor in her cause, the success which such efforts justly merit.
With sentiments of the highest regard,
I remain, Governor,
Very faithfully, your friend and servant, J. Bankhead Magruder, Major-General.
headquarters first Kentucky brigade, Bowling Green, Kentucky, November 30th, 1861.
Colonel — The muskets, I am informed, have reached Nashville.
I am in receipt of your communication of November 12th, and am under the greatest obligations for your kindness and attention in the matter.
Very truly yours, John C. Breckinridge.
Will you be good enough to express my warm thanks to Governor Letcher, to whom I will write in a few days?
The guns shall be distributed in his name to my ill-armed brigade. J. C. B. Col. Charles Dimmoc