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Horace T. Robbins Transcript

Lewiston Maine July 31, 1861

To His Excellency

Israel Washburn Jr

Dr Sir

I would like to make what canteens you may want for the armery [sic] and will make them one cent a piece less than the lowest bid which is sent in at the time of receiving this. I have the best facilities for making them of any shop in the state having filled up a large shop to do the manufacturers work in this place

Send me a pattern of what you want the price & number & date they are wanted and they shall be ready at the time specified

I will refer you to

Col Jackson, first regiment

Col J M Fry this place

Maj W P Fry " "

Yours Truly

H T Robbins

Box 33, Folder 15