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41. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis to Lincoln on Southern sympathizer Samuel B. McPheeters

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Title

41. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis to Lincoln on Southern sympathizer Samuel B. McPheeters

Description

Telegram from General Samuel R. Curtis to Abraham Lincoln informing him that his Provost Marshall General, Col. Frank A. Dick, has temporarily withdrawn an order banishing prominent St. Louis minister Samuel B. McPheeters for suspected Southern loyalties. December 27, 1862. McPheeters had traveled to Washington and met with Lincoln to assert his loyalty to the Union, prompting a request by Lincoln to suspend the judgement. Copy of original.

Date

1862-12-27

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

Special Collections: Samuel R. Curtis Papers

Digital item created

11/12/2008

Transcription

Dec[.] 27th 1862 A Lincoln, Pres[ident], Washington D.C. Col. [Franklin A. ] Dick will suspend the order "omiting" [Rev. Samuel B.] McPheeters for ten days more. S[.] R[.] Curtis[,] Maj[.] Gen?