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Ebenezer Z. Ryan letter

 Collection — Box: 75
Identifier: MS-SC1316
Scope and Contents Letter to James M. McLean in Lawrenceville, Illinois telling him that he has discussed his request with Colonel Baker and he will be happy to help. McLean needs to write to Baker and Lincoln in Washington City and they will do what they can for an appointment.
Dates: Created: January 25, 1849

Franklin Pierce papers

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1174
Scope and Contents One letter, Feb. 20, 1849 to C.G. Atherton re: his letter to the president requesting the appointment of Dr. Justin E. Stevens as Army Surgeon, signed by Pierce. One document, Oct. 2, 1854, assigning the bounty land of Mary Hall, widow of John B. Hall a veteran of the War of 1812, to Henry Owsley. Signed by Pierce.
Dates: Created: 1849 - 1854

George Phelps letter

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1168
Scope and Contents Letter to Abraham Lincoln stating that he is planning to move to the Nevada Territory and would like an appointment as U.S. Marshall or U.S. Attorney for the Territory. States that Browning would attest to his fitness.
Dates: Created: March 15, 1861

Henry Reed Rathbone papers

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1238
Scope and Contents Pass, 1862, for Rathbone, signed by Edwin Stanton, to visit his father-in-law who was sick. Appointment, 1865, to Assistant Adjutant General of the Volunteers, signed by Edwin Stanton. Printed copy of Executive Order No. 202 to the Senate nominating "Rathbone and Others."
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

John A. Rawlins letter

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1241
Scope and Contents Letter to J. Warren Miller at Vicksburg, notifying him that General Grant will approve his appointment to higher rank of lieutenant colonel by brevet.
Dates: Created: April 5, 1866

John McAuley Palmer papers

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1135C
Scope and Contents Fifteen legal documents written and signed by Palmer. One 1858 letter to Sam Willard discussing "Douglas" and politics. One Special Order, Sept. 3, 1862 given by Palmer. Fourteen telegrams, Oct.-Nov. 1872 re: politics from Gustave Koerner, George W. Shutt, Ozias Hatch and others. Ten appointments signed by Palmer while serving as governor. 1874 construction deed between Palmer, Morris Ketchum and William Ackerman as trustees of the Illinois Central Railroad and Ira Engart of Coles County. An...
Dates: 1840 - 1900

John Mead commission

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1025
Scope and Contents Appointment, signed by Governor James Wood of Virginia, to ensign in the 32nd regiment, 7th brigade, 3rd division, 1st battalion of the Virginia militia. Note on back written by Henry F. Smith, Feb. 6, 1852, from Jeffersonville, Indiana, to "dear sir" asks if the whereabouts of the heirs of John Mead is known. States Mead died somewhere in Illinois.
Dates: Created: 1798 - 1852

Patrick G. Rennick letters

 Collection — Box: 70
Identifier: MS-SC1260
Scope and Contents Letters from prominent Republicans, including Shelby Cullom, Charles Dawes, Charles Rannel, Richard Yates and others. Discuss Republican politics and Rennick's appointment to the Internal Revenue.
Dates: Created: 1898 - 1908

Philetus Sawyer letter

 Collection — Box: 78
Identifier: MS-SC1344
Scope and Contents Letter to George Williams, Attorney General, recommending N. Rossiter Lines for position of telegrapher in Williams's Department of Justice. "He is also a clever stenographer."
Dates: Created: December 19, 1873