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Frank and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated July 20, 1862, is from General Winfield S. Hancock, a Union general in the American Civil War, to Spencer Richardson and Thompson. The letter requests some things for his uniform. There is writing up the middle of the page and the back includes the author's name and the date. This letter was found tipped into volume seven, between pages 254-255 of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824 – 1886
correspondence: 2 leaves
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 7, pages 254-255
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana Repository
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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E457 .N653 2011 V.7, pages 254-255, Original Documents and Original photographs in Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln , Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries