Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Being two official letters and two personal letters associated with Corporal William Wimley, Company "C," 10th New Jersey Volunteers, all small 8vo, in part, as follows: the first, anonymously signed "Capt Comdg Military Detectives and Patrols Washington D. C.
, February 8, 1864, reading, "...William Wimley...has been connected with the Provost Guard and Military Detectives of this city, for over 29 months. He had proved himself every way capable & worthy of any position or business entrusted to him...
"; the second, is an Autograph Letter Signed by Wimley to his wife Ann Eliza, May 31, 1864, saying he will come home when he can get a furlough, signing off with "To my little wife and Big Baby
; the third an Autograph Letter Signed, June 29, 1865, outlining family finances; the fourth , an Autograph Letter Signed, "J. R. McPherson
from New Jersey Senator John R. McPherson, to Mrs. Wimley, one page on U. S. Senate letterhead, April 10, 1891, responding to a pension claim. Private North Carolina Civil War Collection
Stains, age toning, and folds as expected; the Senator's letter with some minor losses.