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06. Lincoln to U.S. Postmaster General Montgomery Blair on postmaster appointment for Virginian

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Title

06. Lincoln to U.S. Postmaster General Montgomery Blair on postmaster appointment for Virginian

Description

Letter from Abraham Lincoln to U.S. Postmaster General Montgomery Blair regarding a Virginia postal appointment. March 13, 1861. Autograph Letter Signed.

Date

1861-03-13

Contributor

Becki Plunkett and Stephen Vincent

Rights

Copyright State Historical Society of Iowa. Information at http://www.iowahistory.org/libraries/services-and-fees/conditions-for-image-reproductions.html

Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

Autograph Collection: John A. Kasson series

Digital item created

9/23/2008

Transcription

Hon. P.M.G. Executive Mansion March 13. 1861 Dear Sir The bearer of this, Mr. C.T. Hempston, is a Virginian who wishes to get, for his son, a small place in your Dept. I think Virginia should be heard, in such cases. Lincoln