26. Appointment certificate of Jesse T. Jarrett as tax assessor

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Title

26. Appointment certificate of Jesse T. Jarrett as tax assessor

Subject

United States. Dept. of Treasury--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment

Description

Appointment of Jesse T. Jarrett (Dubuque, Iowa) as Assessor of Taxes for the Third Collection District of Iowa, signed by Abraham Lincoln and U.S. Secretary of Treasury Salmon P. Chase. August 29, 1862. Jarrett had worked as a United States government land surveyor in the 1850s. Document Signed.

Date

1862-08-29

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

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Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

Special Collections: Jesse T. Jarrett Collection

Digital item created

10/3/2008

Transcription

Abraham Lincoln
President of the United States

TO ALL WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

Know ye, That, reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity, diligence, and discretion of Jesse T. Jarrett of Dubuque, I do appoint him as an Assessor of Taxes for the Third
Collection District of the State of Iowa. and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office according to law; and to have and to hold the said office, with all the rights and emolulents there unto legally appertaining, unto him, the said Jesse T.Jarrett during the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES for the time being and until the end of the next session of the Senate of the United States and no longer.
In testimony thereof, I have caused these letters to made patent, and the Seal of the Treasury Department of the United States to be here unto affixed. Given under my hand, at the city of Washington this twentyninth day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and of the independence of the United States of America the eighty seventh

By the President
Abraham Lincoln

SP Chase, Secretary of the Treasury