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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated January 26, 1865, is written from John Hay to A. C. Harding asking Harding to delay any decisions to remove Hay's father, Dr. Charles Hay as the postmaster at Warsaw, Hancock County until Hay can speak with Harding in person. Hay is concerned that there may be an attempt by someone to supersede his father and wishes to have the opportunity to plead his father's case in person.
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Letter, John Hay to A. C. Harding, January 26, 1865, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.