Letter from E. Benjamin to Adna Anderson, February 20, 1864

E. Benjamin requests passes for black workers so that they may avoid impressment.


Office Machinery Dept.
A. Anderson Esq.
Genl. Supt.

Dear Sir,

We are in need of pocket passes for colored employees to save them from impressment. We need about (100) One hundred at present.

Respectfully Yours

E. Benjamin per Smith

About this Document

  • Source: Letter from E. Benjamin to Adna Anderson
  • Extent: 1 page
  • Citation: National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 92, Subgroup 1674, Letters Received by A. Anderson, Box 1
  • Date: February 20, 1864