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Collection Reference Number GLC02305.01
From Archive Folder Documents related to Ulysses S. Grant and loss of $1000 in public funds 
Title Affidavit of Lieutenant D. F. Jones 4th Infantry
Date 26 June 1848
Author Jones, D. Floyd (fl. 1848)  
Additional authors Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), (1822-1885) Waller, H. D. (fl. 1848)
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Swears that he assisted Ulysses S. Grant in counting a bag of money that Grant brought into his quarters in early June. It was exactly $1000. They put it in a bag and Grant said he would place it in the trunk of Captain Alvord, but Jones understands that he later placed it in the trunk of Captain Gore. Signed by DeL. Floyd Jones and by 1st Lieutenant H.D. Waller, Judge Advocate of the General Court Marshall.
Subjects President  Union General  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Finance  Criminals and Outlaws  Military History  Military Law  
People Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) (1822-1885)  Jones, D. Floyd (fl. 1848)  Waller, H. D. (fl. 1848)  Gore, John H. (fl. 1848)  
Place written Jalapa, Mexico
Theme Law; Banking & Economics; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information The letter is written in Grant's own hand, though it is signed by Jones and Waller.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859