- Author: Lincoln, Abraham.
2 1/2 pages (8 x 5 in). Six lines in Lincoln's hand, on the last page of a petition submitted to and signed by sixteen members of Maryland's House of Delegates, Annapolis, 10 December 1861; written on Legislature of Maryland House of Delegates letterhead with a few fold separations, light tape stain. Led by the Speaker of the state House, John Summerfield Berry, Maryland legislators urge President Lincoln to grant a military commission: "The undersigned members of the House of Delegates of Maryland respectfully recommend to you, the appointment of Robert H. Thompson Esqr of this state as a Lieut... more info
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Autograph letter signed, 2 pages 8 x 5 inches, on Executive Mansion letterhead, with file dockets on verso of second leaf; lightly soiled at vertical crease. "Hon. Mr. Tracy, of Pennsylvania, is here saying that a Col. Allen McKean has been nominated, and confirmed by the Senate, and that his commission is withheld, upon a charge presented and pressed by Judge Wilmot, which charge is rather old, and was well known to Judge Wilmot when, two years ago, he wrote a letter, urging McKean to be a candidate for Congress. I believe this Senate also had knowledge of this charge.... more info
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