Frick, Jacob G.

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Letter, 1859 (Box 3, folder 10)
1849-1871

This collection consists of folders in 13 manuscript boxes relating to correspondence and papers of Eli Slifer (1818-1888), an active figure in Pennsylvania politics and the Secretary of the Commonwealth under Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin, 1861-1867. Most of the letters were written during the...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon mc2003.04.pdf

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix A - Civil War Units

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix B - Military Affairs

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix C- Political Affairs

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix D - Business Affairs

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Appendix E - Miscellaneous Affairs

Letter from Jacob Frick to Eli Slifer
October 12, 1857

Jacob Frick asks Eli Slifer to write to Pennsylvania Governor William F. Packer "in my behalf for the office of Notary which will become vacant here [in Pottsville] this Fall." Transcript included. 

Location: MC 2003.4, B4, F17

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1840-1859

Letters from Jacob Frick to Eli Slifer
February - December 1861

Jacob G. Frick writes thirteen letters to Eli Silfer, the Secretary of the Commonwealth under Governor Andrew Curtin, on a number of topics, including conflict with Baltimore over commerce, affairs in military administration and compensation, as well as daily life in the Union army during the...

Petition from the Northumberland and Point Infantry to the Pennsylvania General Assembly
1861

Captain Jacob G. Frick and other members of the Northumberland and Point Infantry company petition the Pennsylvania General Assembly to change the name of their company to "Cadwallader Infantry of Northumberland." Transcript included.

Location: MC 2003.4, B4, F17

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

Letters from Jacob Frick to Eli Slifer
1862-1863

Jacob G. Frick writes eight letters to Eli Slifer, the Secretary of the Commonwealth under Governor Andrew Curtin, on a number of topics, including military-related travel and campaigns, Frick's opinion on the administration of select regiments and the ability to resolve conflict, a court-...

Memorandum from Jacob Frick to A. L. Russell
June 22, 1863

Jacob G. Frick writes a memorandum to A. L. Russell, Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, that lists the field and staff officers submitted for the Pennsylvania Regiment Militia. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2003.4, B4, F18

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

Letter from Jacob Frick to Unknown Recipient
July 1863

Union officer Jacob G. Frick describes how two soldiers (Harley Palmer and Charley Palmer) without any weapons reacted during a military engagement. While Charley followed orders to cross a river in order to avoid "any danger," Frick notes that "Harley ran off and got a gun and accoutrements...

Location: MC 2003.4, B4, F17

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

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