18 May 1863
Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)
Autograph endorsement signed
[Lincoln endorsement on letter concerning the remains of Captain W. G. Hewins]
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...