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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 [Lincoln endorsement on letter concerning the remains of Captain W. G. Hewins]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01195 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Place Written: Washington, District of Columbia Type: Autograph endorsement signed Date: 18 May 1863 Pagination: 2 p. ; 26 x 20 cm. Order a Copy

Lincoln note written on a letter by the Governor of Massachusetts, John A. Andrew, dated 13 May 1863 from Boston. The letter is addressed to "All Officers in Command, of the United States, or of Volunteers," asking that Mr. Gibbs, who is bringing home the remains of Captain W. G. Hewins, receive all proper courtesies while on his journey. Lincoln's signed note on the second page reads, "Secretary of War please see Mr. Gibbs, with this letter from Gov. Andrew." Also with an autograph note signed by Major General Joseph Hooker and dated 21 May 1863, to Colonel Ingalls requesting that he ask Captain Pearce if Captain Hewins remains have been received.

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879
Hewins, W. G., fl. 1863

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