Chicago April 5 1862
To His Excellency
Govenor of Illinois
I have requested the bearer J S Turner Esq of the firm of Gilbert, Hubbard & Co to call at Springfield and consult with you in regard to the stand of Colors of which I wrote your Excellency.
I am Very Respectfully
Your obt Servant
Joseph H Tucker
Col J. H. Tucker
Chicago Apr 5
as to Flags.
Enter & file
As to the device: National Arms, Illinois State arms, or Blended in one.
description? " " Regt. Illinois Infantry or " Regt Illfantry Ill Vol. or Ill Volunteers
Presented by his Excellency Gov Yates in behalf of the State of Ill. or Presented by the State of Ill.
National flag? or Regimental flag? or both?