1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (52)

Endorsement by Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Collection:
Lincoln Signed Documents
Location:
[Washington, D.C.]
Date of Original:
1862
Description:
Handwritten endorsement, 16 x 20 cm, not dated but refers to events in 1862. Concerning extension of time for fulfilling contract by Union Fire Arms Company of New York to provide 20,000 Springfield rifle muskets and 12,500 of Marsh's breech and muzzle loading rifles. Also authorizes Ordnance Department to substitute other gun for the Marsh's breech loader since there is an problem with the patent.
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300008
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300008
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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