Civil War Union Surgeon General Warning regarding Patient Swindlers - 1864. Letter to all commanders of Union General Hospitals from the Surgeon General directing them to inform patients that Randolph & Co.Government Solicitors are swindlers [who conduct] thieving operations. By order of the Medical Director, Wm. New York: Medical Directors Office, Department of the East, December 19, 1864. One-page Civil War letter on Department of the East Medical Directors Office stationery notifying commanders of Union General Hospitals that: The Surgeon General instructs me to inform all Medical officers. To inform their patients that the firm of Randolph and Co.
Government Solicitors, Post Office Box No 38, Washington D. Are swindlers, and to take such means as may be necessary to stop their thieving operations. It is unspecified what the fraudulent actions of Randolph and Company fraudulent involved, however contemporary records suggest that the firm may preyed in some manner upon furloughed patients at train stations while they traveled to their homes.Certainly, worthy of further research. View My Other Items For Sale. I know that this can be expensive, but I've switched to this method because I've had too many claims of non-receipt by international buyers. Please don't assume anything that is not specifically stated or shown on this listing page. This is a Read'Em Again Books sale. Read'Em Again books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), the Ephemera Society, the Manuscript Society, the American Philatelic Society (APS), the U. Philatelic Classics Society, and the Military Postal History Society (MPHS). We think that you'll find our prices to be very competitive with other internet book sellers. In addition to a nice selection of Americana, diaries, journals, photograph albums, and other unique personal narratives, we also maintain a small stock of children's books, illustrated books, unusual non-fiction as well as ephemera, philatelic items, prints, sheet music, maps, and occassionally postcards, antique toys & games, tobacciana, and breweriana. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Civil War Union Surgeon General Warning regarding Patient Swindlers 1864" is in sale since Monday, December 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Correspondence, Mail". The seller is "ksanftleben" and is located in Dumfries, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Bermuda, Russian federation.