Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 75
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
Collection — Box 66
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
Collection — Box 65
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
Collection — Box 70
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
Collection — Box 78
Collection — Box 82
Scope and Contents Copy of Springer's letter, 1874, to the editor of the Illinois Register refuting allegations that Larkin G. Mead did not design and construct the Lincoln monument at Springfield. Two letters to McClernand, Oct. 24 and Dec.26, 1888 discuss a request for a West Point appointment and Mexican affairs. Four Letters to Charles A. Keyes, Jan. 6, March 8, May 22, and June 21, 1888 discuss his efforts to obtain a territorial judgeship for Keyes. Letter, Nov. 1891, to Ashbel P. Fitch in New York re: a...
Dates: Created: 1874 - 1891