Mary Sophia Stevens to Richard Yates

Title

Mary Sophia Stevens to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-04-11

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

501549

Transcription

Dixon Ills. April 11th 1862

To The Governor of the State of Ills

Gov Yates Dear Sir

My husband Capt. Co. H. 46th Reg Ill Vols (John Stevens) having been wounded at the Pittsburg Battle we are very anxious he should be sent home as soon as he is able to be removed We are not permitted to go for him and I wish to solicit a favor at your hands which I hope will be granted I fear he will be sent some other place or kept in the Hospital and if you will do me the act of kindness to see that he is sent home as soon as practicable you will do us a very great kindness


and my gratitude will be unbounded to you

Yours very Respectfully

Mary Sophia Stevens

Wife of Captain John Stevens


Mary S. Stephens

as to her husband Capt. Stevens

sick &c.

Moses Inquire into & answer

Ansd June 5

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Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“Mary Sophia Stevens to Richard Yates ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed April 18, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/3463.