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John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A Wise, 1863 April 28

Title
John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A Wise, 1863 April 28
ID
Mss. Acc. 2012.210
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Letter, dated April 28, 1863, from Union Major General John Adams Dix to Confederate General Henry A. Wise to stop the attacks on the Union-held insane asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dix writes that, although the asylum is under the control of the Union, there have been repeated attack by officers of the Confederacy on its employees and residents. Dix also mentions he has directed General Keyes to re-occupy Williamsburg.
Creators
Dix, John Adams (1798-1879)
Subjects
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History--19th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
05/25/2012.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchases--Seth Kaller, Inc..
Acc. 2012.210 was received by the SCRC on 5/21/2012.
Preferred Citation
John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A Wise, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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