The Salmon P. Chase Papers - Vol. 3

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you to talk to Shield7 & let him go to Columbus & see what can be fairly & prudently done?

Yours truly & faithfully
S P CHASE

M. D. Potter Esq
1. A copy of this letter in the hand of Jacob W. Schuckers is in Chase's papers at the Cincinnati Historical Society and appears at micro 19:0508.
2. Enclosed by Federal troops, Simon Bolivar Buckner had surrendered Confederate forces at the waterway stronghold of Fort Donelson, Tenn., on February 15. Long, Civil War Day, 171.
3. Brig. Gen. Frederick W. Lander, a close friend of Chase, had been assigned to the Department of the Potomac on September 6, 1861. OR, ser. 1, v. 51:472.
4. In an amphibious assault, Gen. Ambrose Burnside and Com. Louis M. Goldsbor ough had seized Roanoke Island on February 8 and thus secured for Federal fores a strategic base for operations against Confederate North Carolina. Long, Civil War Day by Day, 168.
5. The only known surviving letter with such a message at this time came from Rush Richard Sloane (b. 1828), an antislavery activist, attorney, and politician from Sandusky who served in the general agency of the U.S. Post Office Department, 1861-66. , Jan. 22, 1862 ( Chase Papers, L.C.); Appletons', 5:550.
6. Judge George Hoadly, Jr., of Cincinnati, Thomas M. Key, and Rutus P. Spalding.
7. Apparently Edward M. Shield, a Cincinnati machinist, War Department contractor, and one of Chase's political associates and advisors. , Jan. 8, Feb. 1, 1862 ( Chase Papers, L.C.); same to same, Feb. 15, 1862 ( Lincoln Papers, L.C.); Cinc. Dir. ( 1862), 296.

TO EDWARD L. PIERCE

Letter in clerk's hand on letterhead stationery, signed by Chase. bMS Am 1, Houghton Library, Harvard University ( micro 19:0538).

Treasury Department.
Febru. 19th., 1862

Sir,

Your Report as Special Agent, dated on the 3d., of the condition of the abandoned plantations and the laborers upon them, within the Port Royal district, is received; and its gives me great pleasure to express my entire approval of your action in the discharge of the important duties devolved upon you.1

The whole authority of this Department over the subjects of your Report, is derived from the 5th. Section of the Act to provide for the Collection of Duties, and for other purposes, approved July 13th., 1861; by which the President is authorized to permit commercial intercourse with any part of the country declared to be in a state of insurrection, under such Rules and Regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, who is himself authorized to appoint the officers needed to carry into effect such Permits, Rules and Regulations.2

As incidental to this authority, alone, have I any power to sanction any measures for the culture of the abandoned estates in the Port

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