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David J. Baker letters

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: MS-SC66
Scope and Contents Consists of a letter of David J. Baker, Kaskaskia, Illinois, to Reverend John F. Brooks, Belleville, Illinois, May 17, 1838, concerning the education of Baker's son, Henry S. Baker; and a letter of David J. Baker, Cairo, Illinois, to Attorney General Charles Devens, Washington, D.C., December 15, 1879, recommending W. J. N. Moyers of Benton, Illinois, for position of United States district attorney in one of the territories.
Dates: Created: 1838-1879

George M. Porter letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1197
Scope and Contents Letter to Abraham Lincoln avowing for and recommending Edward M. Norton for position as U.S. Marshall of western Virginia.
Dates: Created: July 2, 1861

Horace Maynard letter

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1242
Scope and Contents Letter to President Lincoln recommending Connally F. Trigg as District Judge of Tennessee. Among other reasons, he cites that Trigg has "been a friend of your administration" and is "hated by the powers of the rebellion."
Dates: Created: July 15, 1862

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

Leland Stanford letter

 Collection — Box: 85
Identifier: MS-SC1470
Scope and Contents Letter to Abraham Lincoln recommending the appointment of William H. Weeks as District Attorney for the Northern District of California.
Dates: Created: March 14, 1861

Orville H. Platt letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1185
Scope and Contents Letter "To the President" concurring in the recommendation from Senators Hale and Frye for Daniel W. Fessenden of Maine as a judge of the Court of Claims. States he is an uncle of Sam Fessenden of Connecticut and it would please him.
Dates: Created: June 28, 1882

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

R. W. Patterson letter

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1150
Scope and Contents Letter recommending Rev. J. Barrett as a "duly ordained minister of the Gospel."
Dates: Created: November 9, 1861

William Price letter

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1216
Scope and Contents Letter to President Lincoln, recommending Judge Henry Stamp for an appointment.
Dates: Created: September 23, 1861