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Gideon Welles Letter to A. H. Rice

Identifier: MS-0897

In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles asks Congressman Alexander H. Rice (then serving on the Committee of Naval Affairs) to consider passing an amendment to secure equal payment for the clerical force of the Navy Yards. Welles mentions three reports of the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, which are not included in this collection.

Dates: 1866 June 20

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