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Letter of Application from M. C. Pannell. 31 January 1863. Manuscript.
Applications of ladies for clerkships on Virginia treasury notes, 1861–1864.
Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Public Debt–Treasury Notes.
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A refugee from Norfolk, M. C. Pannell noted that she had been a prisoner of war for nine months. As an orphan, she stressed that she was “entirely dependent on her own exertions.”

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