T. P. Cowan to Richard Yates

Title

T. P. Cowan to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-12-13

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

513835

Transcription

                    Petersburg Dec 13th/64

Gov Yates

             Springfield Ills
     Dr Sir

permit me to call your attention to a case of charity in the case of George Algire who is in the hospital at Quincy Ills Algire is worthless to the Army & yesterday we buried his wife leaving five children three of whom are very low & all dependant on charity for Sustinance and Shamefull as it is it is true that no person Except the children were present at the death of Mrs Algire Gov. if possible have Algire discharged & oblige

          Your's Truly T. P. Cowan

Cowen T. P.

Petersburg Dec 13th 64

Requests that Geo. Algire in Hospital at Quincy be discharged to support destitute children__

An'd & dis. app'd for

         Porter

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“T. P. Cowan to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed January 17, 2021, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19047.