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This letter, dated February 13, 1871, from Gideon Welles, the United States Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869, a cabinet post he was awarded after supporting Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 election, to James S. Petrie in response to earlier communication. This note was found tipped into volume three, between pages 372-373 of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Gideon, Welles, 1802 – 1878
correspondence: 1 leaf
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3, page 258-259
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E457 .N653 2011 V.3, pages 372-373, Original Documents and Original photographs in Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln , Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries