W. A. Burleigh to Abraham Lincoln

Title

W. A. Burleigh to Abraham Lincoln

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-03-27

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

511913

Transcription

Washington, March 27, 1865

To the President -

Sec'ty Seward

has appointed Mr. Hutchinson

consul to Leghorn, which

appointment leaves his

position as Sec'ty of Dakota

vacant. I am willing

to concede the appointment

of our Sec'ty to Gov. Yates.

The Gov. is entitled, from

long since in the public

affairs of the great state

of Ill. to your consider

ation. I hope you


will appoint the person

recommended by the

Gov. and I assure

you he will be

acceptable [again?]

friends in Dakota.

I am Sir

Very respectfully,

Your obt

servant

W A Burleigh

Delegate Ill


W A Burleigh

Washington Mch 27. 65

Asking the President

to allow Gov. Yates to

appoint Secty of Dakotah

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“W. A. Burleigh to Abraham Lincoln,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 20, 2018, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/20654.