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Collection Reference Number GLC02793.036
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Gideon Welles re: furnishing coal for the Government
Date 6 September 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Welles, Gideon  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written as President. Not in Basler. Lincoln writes to his Secretary of Navy about a woman's proposal to supply coal. He suspects she is insane.
Subjects President  Military Supplies  Government and Civics  Women's History  Mental Health  Mining  Union Forces  Military History  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Welles, Gideon (1802-1878)  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History; Health & Medicine; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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