Alex McCreery and others to Richard Yates

Title

Alex McCreery and others to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861-06-15

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Language

en

Identifier

500425

Transcription

Cave P. O. Franklin Co. Ills.

June 15th 1861

To His Excellency Richard Yates

Governor of the State of Ills

Having been informed that J. M. Clementson States Attorney for the 26th Judicial Circuit of this State has removed from the district and that his office will thereby become vacant We the undersigned your political friends would respectfully recommend to your Excellency and ask the appointment of Edward V. Pierce of Benton to fill said vacancy He being a man of acknowledged ability and the Most Suitable person in the district to fill that office at this time and we most sincerely believe it would give general satisfaction He having heretofore held the office by appointment of his late Excellency Gov Bissell and acquited himself with credit and ability and we believe a better appointment could not be made Hopeing it will meet your approbation

Alex McCreery

John W McCreery

Ashby McCreery

Cyrus McCreery


Concerning apptmt of E. V. Pierce as States Atty. 26th Dist.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Alex McCreery and others to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed April 9, 2020, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/1401.