1. Creator/Author:
  2. Beers, S.A. (1)

Letter from S. A. Beers to Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Beers, S.A.
Collection:
Letters to Lincoln
Location:
Brooklyn, New York
Date of Original:
1864
Description:
Handwritten letter, 25 cm, headed Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 15, 1864, addressed to President Lincoln and requesting a position in the Bureau of Freedmen in Maryland. Beers outlines his experience and offers to send 'letters of introduction from the Mayor of our city'. Docketed on verso in two hands. In pencil: 'Ans. that the president has not the appointments in his [gift].' Autograph letter signed (ALS).
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; United States--Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300265
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300265
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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