Message of His Excellency, Richard Yates, Governor of Illinois: in Response to Resolutions of the House of Representatives, of January 6, 1865, in relation to the Claim of Illinois against the United States, for Two Per Cent. of the Net Proceeds Arising from the Sale of Public Lands.
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Transmitting reports of Isaac N. Morris, agent for the state regarding the two per cent. fund. Partial contents: Lincoln, Abraham. [Endorsement requesting James M. Edmunds, Commissioner of the General Land Office, to give I.N. Morris a hearing, Feb. 9, 1863] (p. 16) (CW, v. 6, p. 96-97) -- Lincoln, Abraham. [Endorsement on card returned to Isaac N. Morris, Aug. 24, 1863; letter to Morris, Aug. 26, 1863] (p. 42) (CW, v. 6, p. 404, 411-412) -- Lincoln, Abraham. President's answer: [letter to Morris, Sept. 18, 1863] (p. 52) (CW, v. 5, p. 463) -- Lincoln, Abraham. The President's views [expressed to John P. Usher, Interior Secretary] (p. 128) (CW, v. 6, p. 404-405). Contains three reports submitted to the governor by Isaac N. Morris, former U.S. Congressman, prosecutor of the claim in Washington, D.C. On p. : Vol. I-17; pages also numbered -315; detached from Illinois reports, 1865.
Williams, Frank J.; Williams, Virginia
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