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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated November 7, 1862, is written from N. Bateman to John G. Nicolay as an application for the appointment of Paymaster in the Army. A handwritten endorsement by Abraham Lincoln is on the back of the letter on the out edge of the fold. The letter is written on Department of Public Instruction 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 49
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Letter, N. Bateman to John G. Nicolay, Signed by Abraham Lincoln, November 7, 1862, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.