Confederate States of America. Treasury Department. LETTERS SENT BY THE CONFEDERATE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY 1861-1865.
Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1964
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 500; v. National Archives record group 56.
Addressed to other officials in the Confederate government, the letters were written by Secretary Christopher Memminger, appointed in 1861, and Secretary George Trenholm, appointed in 1864. Among the subjects discussed are the financial difficulties of the Confederacy, removal of the seat of government to Richmond, appointments of custom officials, customs regulations, the establishment of lighthouse districts and the appointments of lighthouse inspectors, and the mints in Charlotte, Dahlonega, and New Orleans. The letters are arranged chronologically, but there are no indexes to the collection.