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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.10.116
From Archive Folder Collection of Joseph M. Maitland 
Title Grier Maitland to Joseph M. Maitland informing him that the price of corn has dropped, the whiskey tax has risen and Bell has visited for the evening
Date 18 March 1864
Author Maitland, Grier (fl. 1837-1920)  
Recipient Maitland, Joseph M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Grier writes to his brother and reports the weather has been snowy and windy. Informs him that the price of corn has dropped and the whiskey tax has risen. Comments he has sold forty bushels of corn at sixty-seven cents each. States he is considering buying a few sheep. Continues the letter the next day, 18 March 1864. Mentions Bell was there all evening and comments on how mischievous she is. Discusses the neighbors. Includes a three cent stamp on the envelope.
Subjects Taxes or Taxation  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Government and Civics  Finance  Economics  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Women's History  Children and Family  
People Maitland, Joseph M. (1839-1918)  Maitland, Grier (fl. 1837-1920)  Wharton, Bell (fl. 1862-1866)  
Place written Salem, Ohio
Theme The American Civil War; Agriculture; Women in American History
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 may 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Brother  
Civil War: Unit 95th Ohio Infantry, G Company