A personal correspondence from Harrison Clarke of Rockland, Rhode Island. Comments about the war's relation to the textile industry. Refers to output of Ponaganset Mill in the village of Rockland, Rhode Island. Allen Cameron had worked with Clarke and as Weave Room supervisor (in Rockland and perhaps at Ponaganset Mill?) before the war.
One entry: dated March 6, 1863
Handwritten; 1 folded sheet (4 p.); 20 x 26 cm. folded to 20 x 13 cm.
This letter was reproduced in whole in Silber, Nina and Mary Beth Sievens, eds. 'Yankee Correspondence: Civil War Letters Between New England Soldiers and the Home Front' Charlottesville, University press of Virginia, 1996. p.142-143.
March 6, 1863