Henry Howland to Richard Yates

Title

Henry Howland to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861-07-31

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

500608

Transcription

Springfield, July 31st 1861.

His Excellency, Richard Yates

Govenor of Illinois, &c. Dear Sir,

I had proposed seeing you this morning, but finding your time so fully occupied have felt it would be a kindness not to trouble you. would therefore say that if in making your various appointments, you have a place for a prompt, thorough and efficient business man, I believe I could discharge the duties of such position to your entire satisfaction

In regard to my business capacity and qualafications, would beg leave to refer you to Hon J. S. Rumsey, J. H. Dunham Esq. J. V. Farwell Esq. and other prominent business men of Chicago. Am also happy to refer you to Col. S. M. Willson of your staff.

Very Respectfully

Your Obt. Servant

Henry Howland


Henry Howland

Asking appointment.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Henry Howland to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed June 24, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/1607.