Ward Burlingame to Richard Yates

Title

Ward Burlingame to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1863-12-17

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

507290

Transcription

with Andrew McFarland letter 12/30/63

Topeka, Kansas.

Dec. 17. 1863

His Excellency

Richard Yates

Governor of Illinois

Sir:-

I am directed by his Excellency the Governor of Kansas to inquire of you if a limited number of patients for the insane asylum can be admitted into the Institution of your State from Kansas. this State paying the charges of the same. If so, will you please state what will be the charge for each person. The number will probably not exceed ten or a dozen for the first year

The Governor desires to submit the subject to the Legislature, at its coming session, and will be obliged by an early reply.

Respectfully

Your Obt. Servt

Ward Burlingame

Priv. Secy.


Burlingame Ward

Topeka Kansas

Dec 17 1863.

Wishes to know if a limited number of patients for the Insane Asylum can be admitted into the institution of this State

Refer to Dr S. McFarland Jacksonville & send his answer

Send Dr McFs letter to Governor of Kansas

Executive Office Jany 5 64

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Ward Burlingame to Richard Yates ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 2, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7609.