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Collection Reference Number GLC03108
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1850 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Isaac Onstott regarding Onstott's appointment as postmaster of Havana, Illinois
Date 6 November 1850
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Onstott, Isaac  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs Onstott that he supports his appointment as postmaster and has already written to the department about it. Onstott was appointed postmaster of Havana, Illinois, on 7 November 1850.
Subjects Office Seeker  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Government and Civics  Post Office  President  Politics  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Onstott, Isaac (fl. 1850)  
Place written Springfield, Illinois
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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