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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This letter, dated April 9, 1860, written from E. W. Bates to S. B. Ruggles as a response to a letter from Ruggles. The letter explains why it has taken so long to respond and discusses a report from Senator Slidell's proposition concerning the Mississippi River.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Original Manuscript Collection, Series 3: Abraham Lincoln Legal Documents, 1837-1859, Box 1, Folder 84
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Letter, E. W. Bates to S. B. Ruggles, April 9, 1860, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.