R. Niccolls to Richard Yates

Title

R. Niccolls to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1863-08-29

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

503786

Transcription

US Genl. Hospital

Quincy Ill Aug 29" 1863

Hon Richard Yates

Governor Illinois

Sir:

In reply to your letter of 21 inst relative to the granting of furloughs I have the honor to inform you that by Circular No 11 Medical Directors Office Dept of the Ohio, Surgeons in Charge of Genl. Hospitals are forbidden to grant furloughs. Agreeing fully in what you Say as to the propriety of granting furloughs to certain Soldiers in Hospital. I have referred your letter to H'd Qr's Dist of Ills for instruction

I am Sir

Very respectfully

Your Obt Ser'vt

R Niccolls

Surgeon U.S. Vols


Niccolls R.

U S General Hospital

Quincy Aug 29 1863

In reply to letter in regard to granting furloughs Says by Circular No 11 Surgeons in Charge are not permitted to grant furloughs. he has referred Governors letter to Head Qrs District of Illinois for instructions.

Recd Ex O Sept 3 1863.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“R. Niccolls to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed August 24, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7166.