Letter from Lemuel Freeman, 1862

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Aug. 11
West Scituate Mass. 1862
Gov. Sprague Sir I am a Colored
man and would like to enlist
in the Colored regiment of your
state will you please writ to me
if I can join and what bounty
your state pays recruits and what
aid the famileys receive
and if should be entitled
to it yours respectfully

Lemuel Freeman

West Scituate Mass.



"Letter from Lemuel Freeman, 1862," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #689, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/689 (accessed January 21, 2019).