L. Swett to Richard Yates

Title

L. Swett to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861-07-16

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

500534

Transcription

Bloomington

July 16, 1861

His Excellency

Richard Yates,

Dear Sir

A friend of mine who is very capable and has spent most of his life as a commander of a Miss boat, has applied to me to aid him in getting for him the Captaincy of a Steamer to descend that River with Gen'l Fremont,

Can you give any information as to how I can effect this. When is Gen'l Fremont expected expected at Springfield?

Yours Truly

Leonard Swett


Hon S Swett Application answered

was a candidate for nomination for Gov of Ills at the time Pa was nominated

S. Swett as to Capt. for Steam boat.

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Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“L. Swett to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 18, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/1533.