Joseph H. Tucker to Richard Yates

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Chicago April 5 1862

To His Excellency

Richard Yates

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?