Samuel Roper to Richard Yates

Title

Samuel Roper to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-12-12

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

513825

Transcription

                                     Springfield Ills.
                                        Dec 12th 1864.

His Ex Richard Yates,

Gov State of Ills.

                      Sir
                          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
                                                                                   Saml Roper
                                                                                   Capn 56th Ills, Inft.

Through P.O.


                 "Senatorial"

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

   Dec 14/1864
        Govr

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Samuel Roper to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed January 17, 2021, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19037.