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Ely S. Parker letter

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1143
Scope and Contents Letter to General John C. Smith, Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, re: the relationship between John Rawlins and Grant, Grant's intemperance and Parker's opinion of statements about Grant and Rawlins made by Sylvanus Cadwallader, a journalist and Grant biographer.
Dates: Created: February 17, 1887

John Sherman letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1380
Scope and Contents Letter, March 7, 1861, to Abraham Lincoln requesting an appointment for A.W. Hendry as territorial judge. Letter, April 7, 1887, to Lt. Gov. J.C. Smith and Hon. W.F. Calhoun re: an invitation to speak at Springfield, Illinois before the general assembly, which he compares as similar to a journey to Mecca. Praises the Illinois Republicans for their support of the party and the country.
Dates: Created: 1861, 1887

Michael V. Sheridan letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1376
Scope and Contents Two letters, both dated June 13, 1888, both sent to Lt. Governor John C. Smith. One expresses personal thanks for his sentiments on the General's promotion and illness. The second is written at General Sheridan's request to thank Smith for his sympathies and those of his "old comrades in arms."
Dates: Created: June 13, 1888

Phillip H. Sheridan letter

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1377
Scope and Contents Official copy of a letter to Gen. U.S. Grant discussing the situation of the French in Mexico. Refers to "energetic action on the part of the Imperialists", his mistrust of Louis Napoleon, attitudes of the south and the Catholic Church towards Maximilian and the "liberals" in Tamaulipas. Letter to John C. Smith in Springfield, Ill. re: intention of accommodating his request.
Dates: Created: May 7, 1866 and June 24, 1884

Thomas S. Mather letter

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1012
Scope and Contents Signed letter to "Dear General" [John C. Smith] requesting testimony of Dr. Charles W. Earle as to the circumstances of the wounding of Mather's client, Chris Weistoff.
Dates: Created: July 24, 1884

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