|1.||John S. Carlile was U.S. senator from Virginia, 1861-65, and a founder of what would become West Virginia. "This department will do all in its power, to carry out your wishes," Cameron assured Carlile. "All the supplies that can be obtained in Western Virginia for the troops there concentrating will be purchased from the people residing in that section, and every proper effort will be made to encourage the loyalty and promote the interests of your people." Bio. Dir. U.S. Cong., 743; Cameron to Carlile, June 19, 1861, in OR, ser. 1, v. 2:705; DAB, 3:493.|
|2.||"Should all transportation companies unite in a like offer," claimed Edward Clymer, the railroad's president, "it would necessarily relieve the pressure upon the National Treasury, and also tend to inspire confidence in the credit and faith of the Government." Daily National Intelligencer, June 19, 1861.|
Autograph letter. Chase Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania (micro 15:0950).
Willards (Wednesday Morning) June 19 /61
My dear friend,
I think of a good many things that I would say if I could see you; and which will probably remain unsaid & forgotten-- I suppose it would be so if I were to remain another day and another.
I thank you for your kind attentions to me & to my friends / The dinner yesterday was particularly pleasant-- Genl Scott's hilarity lasted him all the way home & for some time afterwards according to a report which I heard at the Presidents'-- I was glad to meet Stoeckel1-- Some of my best friends are among the most intimate of his friends in this country and I knew him well by them though I had never met him before-- He was quite brilliant / After I came from your house here I met Weed & we went to the President's to tell him that we had con-