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Letter sent by Titian J. Coffey to Judge Thomas White on September 17, 1862. The letter discusses the deposition Coffey sent to the Brookville, Pa. prothonotary regarding the Kinter matter. He repeats an assertion made in another letter that he has failled to receive the Kinter payment and another payment that White supposedly sent him. The amount owed is $136.00. Coffey also remarks on the military situation; things are looking better than they have in several weeks but General George McClellan's inaction is allowing the entire Rebel army to escape. Coffey has no faith in the general whom he calls "tardy George." McClellan's prudence, he writes, is, in reality, "timidity."
Coffey, Titian James, 1824-1897—Correspondence. White, Thomas, 1799-1865. McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885—Military service. United States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Personal narratives. United States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Sources.
Coffey, Titian J., "Letter from Titian J. Coffey to Thomas White, September 17, 1862" (1862). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 62.
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