Photocopies of the papers of Edward M. Tidball include letters sent to him from the U.S. Navy Dept., Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography, Washington, D.C. granting Leaves of Absence as a clerk in Aug. 1895 & July 1860, a letter accepting his resignation Mar. 6, 1861, letters from the Confederate Navy Dept., S.R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy, appointing him as Chief Clerk Mar. 13, 1861 & Apr. 30, 1862; receipt from Tidball for sale of his property Mar. 15, 1865, the U.S. Presidential Proclamation of Amnesty & Pardon, May 29, 1865, a letter Aug. 29, 1865 from U.S. President Andrew Johnson granting Tidball full pardon for having taken part in the rebellion against the U.S., and a photograph of Edward M. Tidball.
Also known as MSS 0-245.