1. Creator/Author:
  2. Dillon, John F. (John Forrest), 1831-1914 (1)

Letter from John F. Dillon to Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Dillon, John F. (John Forrest), 1831-1914
Collection:
Letters to Lincoln
Location:
Davenport, Iowa
Date of Original:
1861
Description:
Handwritten letter, 25 cm, headed Davenport, dated 'Jany 31st 1861,' and signed by Jno. F. Dillon. Dillon recommends Henry S. Jennings of Dubuque to be appointed by the incoming administration to a judicial appointment in one of the frontiers. Docketed on verso. Autograph letter signed (ALS).
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; Dillon, John F. (John Forrest), 1831-1914--Correspondence; Judges--Selection and appointment--United States
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300313
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300313
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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