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150 Years Ago (1864 4/30)


(Just a printed form)

FREE MILITARY SCHOOL

FOR Applicants for COMMAND of COLORED TROOPS,-

1210 Chestnut St.

John H. Taggart, Preceptor, (late Col. 12th P.R.V.C.)

Philadelphia, April 30, 1864.

Capt. Fetters,

Admit into 3rd Class M. & A. Private

C H A R L E S  B L A K E, 637 Company A, and supply him with

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which will be issued by Librarian on presentation of this order.

Respectfully,

John H. Taggart,

Preceptor,

Per W. -

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How does one center text?

Rats, the spacing and centering didn't come through...except on the last few lines for some reason. Oh well, you get the idea...

 
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Fixed it!

Now it looks more like the original. Just imagine it in a conventional typewriter font.

 
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Thaks for sharing all of these.

Thanks for sharing all of these.

It's like a present you have given to all of Brattleboro.

 
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Progressive Charles

Perhaps Charles can escape Brattleboro for a little while, and even increase his rank while helping the war effort in a new way.

 

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