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Collection — Box: 4
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
Collection — Box: 67
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
Collection — Box: 69
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
Collection — Box: 79
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
Collection — Box: 85
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
Collection — Box: 67
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
Collection — Box: 78
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
Collection — Box: 65
Scope and Contents Letter recommending Rev. J. Barrett as a "duly ordained minister of the Gospel."
Dates: Created: November 9, 1861
- Subject: Letters of recommendation X
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 5
- Arthur, Chester A., 1829-1886 1
- Baker, Henry S. 1
- Brooks, John F. 1
- Calhoun, William F. 1
- Devens, Charles 1
- Fessenden, Daniel W. 1
- Frye, William P. (William Pierce), 1831-1911 1
- Hale, Eugene, 1836-1918 1
- Maynard, Horace, 1814-1882 1
- Moyers, W. J. N. 1
- Norton, Edward M. 1
- Patterson, R. W. 1
- Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905 1
- Porter, George M. 1
- Price, William, 1794?-1868 1
- Republican Party (Ill.) 1
- Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
- Rossiter, N. Lines 1
- Sawyer, Philetus, 1816-1900 1
- Sherman, John, 1823-1900 1
- Smith, John Corson, 1832-1911 1
- Stamp, Henry 1
- Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 1
- Trigg, Connally F. (Connally Findlay), 1810-1880 1
- United States. Court of Claims 1
- Weeks, William H. 1
- Williams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910 1 ∧ less