B. C. Cook to Richard Yates

Title

B. C. Cook to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-07-17

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

502865

Transcription

Ottawa July 17 1862

To his Excellency Gov Yates

Dear Sir

Mr William Grant a lawyer at Morris raised a Company of three months men at the time the 3 months volunteers were called out but was too late his company could not be accepted. he now desires to be appointed Major and the People of that County earnestly desire it. They have begun to raise a Co. have 25 or 30 men and will rapidly fill it up Mr Grant is just the right sort of a man, liberally Educated, Energetic, and reliable, has the Confidence of the Community If it be possible I trust that


Mr Grant may receive the appointment he seeks I assure you that he will do Credit to the office and is such a man as the service needs

Very Truly

Your Obt Sevt

B. C. Cook


B C Cook

Ottawa

July 17./62

Introducing Mr. Wm. Grant, raised a Company of 3 mos men but was to late. asks the position of Major.

(Enter & file)

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“B. C. Cook to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed April 6, 2020, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/3838.