Richard Yates to John F. Randolf

Title

Richard Yates to John F. Randolf

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-11-17

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

516382

Transcription

State of Illinois

Executive Department.

Springfield Nov. 17th, 1864.

Major John F. Randolph

Surgeon in Charge

U.S. General Hospital.

Jefferson Barracks Mo

Sir: I would respectfully request you to examine Mr. Jacob Heyman Co "C." 82nd Reg't Ills Vols. for discharge.

He has been in hospital since June last and his left hand is entirely useless to him.

Please examine him as soon as possible and render him all proper assistance to procure a discharge.

Respectfully

Your obed't serv't,

Richd. Yates

Governor


US Genl Hospl

Jeffn Bks Mo

Nov 23rd 1864

Respectfully returned with the information that the within named man is very useful at this Hospital and under existing orders it would not be proper to discharge him, although he has a g.s.wd of the left hand he is a good [penman?] and performs the duties required of him, as well as a perfectly sound man.

Maj. Randolph

Surgeon afa in charge

Surgeon in Charge

Jeffsn Bks Hospl.

Nov 23d 1864

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Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Richard Yates to John F. Randolf,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 12, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/23815.