74. Iowa Adj. Gen. Nathaniel Baker to Lincoln recommending appointment of Thomas Banbury as Commissar of Subsistance

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Title

74. Iowa Adj. Gen. Nathaniel Baker to Lincoln recommending appointment of Thomas Banbury as Commissar of Subsistance

Subject

United States. Army -- Officers -- Selection and appointment

Description

Letter from Iowa Adjutant General Nathaniel B. Baker to Abraham Lincoln recommending appointment of Thomas M. Banbury (Iowa City, Iowa) as Commissar of Subsistence. July 21, 1864. Copy

Date

1864-07-21

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

State Archives of Iowa: Record Group 101 (Adjutant General)

Digital item created

11/5/2008

Transcription

July 21, 1864 To the President of the U.S.[,] Washington D.C. Sir. I have the honor & pleasure of recommending to your most favorable consideration Thos[.] M. Banbury[,] Esq[.] of Iowa City for the position of Commissary of Subsistence in U.S. Army. He is worthy in every respect, well qualified, capable & efficient, & would do honor to all concerned in his appointment. With great respect &c.[,] N[athaniel] B. Baker, A.G. [Adjutant General] of Iowa