Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 4 [Mar. 5, 1860-Oct. 24, 1861].

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Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 4 [Mar. 5, 1860-Oct. 24, 1861].
Author
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press
1953.
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To William H. Seward1Jump to section

I do not object to Senator McDougal being obliged by the appointment of the within named. A. LINCOLN

Aug. 10, 1861

Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA FS RG 59, Appointments, Box 272. Lincoln's endorsement is written on the back of James A. McDougall to Lincoln, August 6, 1861, recommending Israel S. Diehl of California for consul `` . . . at Smyrna or to some post in the East. . . . Mr. Diehl has long and prominently been identified with those reformatory movements which have done so much to benefit the people of the Pacific coast. . . . '' Diehl was appointed consul at Batavia, Java, August 12, 1861.

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