John P. Boice to Richard Yates

Title

John P. Boice 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

500537

Transcription

Henry July 16th 1861

Governor Yates

Dr Sir - If there is any situation in which your Excellency could place me where my services could be more beneficial to the goverment than by remaining at home you are at liberty to command them

I am 56 years of age and cannot travel far on foot but otherwise am hearty and vigorous and in these trying times feel able and willing to serve my Goverment if my services are needed

If your Excellency has plenty of younger and abler men I would merely say that my commission as Notary Public has expired and if I remain at home it would be desirable to me to be reappointed for the convenience of the public as well as myself in executing instruments of writing yours truly

John P Boice


John P. Boice

Ansd

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“John P. Boice to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 18, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/1536.