Thomas P. Cowan to Richard Yates

Title

Thomas P. Cowan to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-12-14

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

513841

Transcription

                       Petersburg Dec 14th/64

Richard Yates gov.

Dr Sir

We the undersigned will vouch for the loyality & integrity of J McCalister the bearer of this who is anxious to have a Relation released by so taking the oath of aligiance Required &c any thing you can do for him will be a favor to us

                                               Your's Truly
                                                      Tho's P Cowan
                                                       M. B. Harrison

P S J McCalister informs us that He is not able to See you being very feeble The name of the young man that He wants released is


James Comer formily of the Reb army. He is now in the third barrax thirteenth ward Elmira New York. The young man will come here & live with his uncle J McCalister

        pleas ans & oblige

Cowan Thos P.

Petersburg Illinois

December 14th 1864

Requesting the release of James Comer now confined at Elmira N.Y.

           (File)
    Apply & Answer

App'd for & answered

                   Porter

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“Thomas P. Cowan to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed January 17, 2021, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19053.