Joseph Hooker to Richard Yates

Title

Joseph Hooker to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-09-18

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

516377

Transcription

Unofficial

Gov Yates - -

Dear Governor

On recep't of your telegram regarding Myers I made application to Secretary of War in his behalf & received in reply that the appointment was vested in the Commander of the Post. He will be with you in a few days & I shall send this to confirm with you in making the appointment.

Permit me to congratulate you on the result of the election in your glorious state

May you realize every aspiration of yours


Very truly Yours

Joseph Hooker

Nov 16.


Hooker Maj. Gen. Joseph

Cincinnati Nov 16th 1864

Telegraphed to Sect'y of War in behalf of Myers & was informed in answer that his app't could be made by the Commander of Post.

Congratulates on result of Election

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“Joseph Hooker to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 18, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/23810.