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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated August 22, 1864, is written from Thomas D. Eliot and S. Hooper to Abraham Lincoln. Eliot writes a recommendation of Mr. William G. Hodges for the office of Military Store Keeper in Boston. Hooper adds an endorsement beneath Eliot's concurring with the recommendation, signed August 23, 1864. President Lincoln's endorsement is on the back of the page and dated September 12, 1846 followed by E. M. Stanton's endorsement (the Secretary of War) beneath it. There are visible crease lines on the paper.
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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 53
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Letter, Thomas D. Eliot and S. Hooper to Abraham Lincoln, Signed by Abraham Lincoln and Edwin M. Stanton, August 22, 1864, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.