1. Creator/Author:
  2. Kendall, George M. (1)

Letter from George M. Kendall to Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Kendall, George M.
Collection:
Letters to Lincoln
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Date of Original:
1862
Description:
Handwritten letter, 20 cm, addressed 'to whoom it may concern' and signed 'George M. Kendall, Clerk P. O. Department.' Letter recommending Rev. E. F. Crane for an appointment as a chaplain of hospital. Autograph letter signed (ALS).
Transcription:
Washington  Octr. 28th  1862

To whoom it may concern
I am personally acquainted with the Rev E F Crane and and believe him to be well adapted evry way for a Chaplin of a Hospittle he is kind and affectionate all ways chearful and ready to assist the sick and wounded temporally and Spiritually
Respectfully yours
George M Kendall
Clerk T. O Department
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; Baptists--Clergy; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Chaplains
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300369
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300369
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only