L. Smith to Richard Yates

Title

L. Smith to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-11-25

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

516398

Transcription

Fulton, Nov. 20th 64 Governor Richard Yates Dear Sir,

Have your from 22 inst. also package of speeches which shall be distributed. Permit me to congratulate you in return, on our glorious victory not only the national, but of this state. Your visit to this county did us much good. Your talk to the democrats had its intended effect--at least two hundred democrats in this part of this county went quietly to the polls and voted the Union ticket.

Very Respt yours, L. Smith


Smith Hon. L. Fulton Nov 25 1864

Has recd speeches &c

congratulates you in return upon the glorious victory in this state.

Your speech in that county had its intended effect upon the Democrats. About two hundred of them went to the polls & voted the Union Ticket

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“L. Smith to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 12, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/23831.