1. Creator/Author:
  2. Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1882 (1)

Letter from Orville Hickman Browning to Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1882
Collection:
Letters to Lincoln
Location:
Quincy, Illinois
Date of Original:
1861
Description:
Handwritten letter, 25 cm, dated Sept. 27, 1861, Quincy, Ill. and signed O.H. Browning. Recommendation of Hon. James Simpson of Winchester, Ky. for appointment as U.S. District Judge of Kentucky. Letter indicates that other recommendations from Hon. Garrett Davis, Hon. James Speed and the Union members of the Kentucky Legislature were also enclosed. Autograph letter signed (ALS).
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881--Correspondence; Judges--Selection and appointment--United States
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300279
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300279
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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