Letter from James E. Bissell to New York State Governor Samuel Tilden regarding his pension for his service in the First New York Regiment during the Mexican War. The letter was referred to New York State Comptroller Nelson K. Hopkins. This is the first of four letters regarding J.E. Bissell.
November 17 1875
New York State Archives, A1254-77, Entry documentation relating to pension claims, First N.Y. Regiment volunteers, Mexican War, 1878-1882, Box 1, Folder 6, item no. 11a.
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