56. Commission of John A. Kasson to serve as United States representative at International Postal Congress

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Title

56. Commission of John A. Kasson to serve as United States representative at International Postal Congress

Subject

Patronage, political--United States; Postal conventions -- Congresses

Description

Appointment of John A. Kasson (Des Moines, Iowa) as Commissioner for the International Postal Congress, signed by Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State William Seward. March 30, 1863. In 1861-1862 Kasson had served as First Assistant Postmaster Genera; in late 1862 he had been elected as a Republican to represent Iowa in the U.S. House of Representatives. Document Signed.

Date

1863-03-30

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: John A. Kasson Papers

Digital item created

12/17/2008