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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated September 23, 1862, is written from Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton and David Hunter requesting the appointment of Richard Skinner in the regular army to go on General Hunter's staff. A response from General Hunter is written in light brown ink on the back and appears on the left side of the scan. The original letter is written on "Executive Mansion" letterhead.
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Correspondence; Military appointments
Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Original Manuscript Collection, Series 2: Abraham Lincoln Legal Documents, 1837-1859, Box 1, Folder 47
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Letter, Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton and David Hunter, September 23, 1862, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.