Lemuel Adams to Richard Yates

Title

Lemuel Adams to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-07-19

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

502901

Transcription

Head Quarters 22nd Regt Ills Volunteers

Camp "Big Springs near Corinth Miss July 18th 1862

Gov Yates.

Dear Sir. The 22nd Regiment would like to vote on the new State Constitution and having waited some time for the Commissioners appointed to take said vote and they not making their appearance, I would respectfully ask if we can proceed in any way among ourselves to vote. please instruct us, and any aid that I can render will be cheerfully rendered.

Your Ob't Servant

Lemuel Adams

1st Lt Co D. 22nd Ills Regt


Lieut Lemuel Adams

22d Reg Ill Vol

Camp Big Spring Miss

July 18. 1862

Have waited vainly for Coming of Commissioners appointed to take votes of the soldiers on the new Constitution Wants to know "if we can proceed any way among ourselves to vote.

Ansd Augt. 5

M.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Lemuel Adams to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 2, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/4103.