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    Jefferson Davis: Endorsement Signed as Secretary of War. 1 1/2 page letter written to Secretary of War Jefferson Davis from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper on May 17, 1854. Cooper is concerned that the number of enlisted men in the ordnance department exceeds that authorized by Congress. The letter has been docketed. Davis has endorsed it, signing "Jeffn. Davis/ Sec. of War", directing that the number of men be kept at the authorized level and that any excess personnel should be discharged as convenient.

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    December, 2015
    12th Saturday
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