Russell A. Alger family papers  1842-1975 (bulk 1863-1865, 1888-1945)
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Folder   28  
  1860 February 16 . Dennis McElhone ALS to Andrew B. Cochran; Washington, D.C. (4 pages)
Recent arrival in Washington and intent to remain for 2 years. Appointment as assistant messenger under "Colonel Forney." Will work in the Library of Congress. Job duties, salary, and vacation allotment. Actress Maggie Mitchell. Attendance at party given by Forney. High cost of board in Washington.