Samuel Roper to Richard Yates
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Dec 12th 1864.
His Ex Richard Yates,
Gov State of Ills.
I respectfully asK for your endorsement upon the inclosed recommendation.
The term of my Company expires on the 27th day of next February not having sufficient Veterans to retain the command. I do not wish to leave the Service And therefore asK to be Commissioned as recommended.
By granting the above, you will confer a favor.
A am Very Respt
Your Obdt Servt
Capn 56th Ills, Inft.
Roper Capt Sam'l
City. Dec. 12/1864.
Encloses Recommendation for his appl as Capt & ACS__ which he wishes you to endorse & return.
Endorsed & sent
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