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Collection Reference Number GLC00596
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865 
Title Abraham Lincoln to James B. Fry about New York draft
Date 6 February 1865
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Fry, James B.  
Document Type Government document; Correspondence
Content Description Note to Provost Marshall Fry about verifying New York draft quota. Includes Lincoln's endorsement later that day recording a conversation with Fry that it cannot be done. Signed twice by Lincoln. Written on Executive Mansion letterhead.
Subjects Conscription  Military History  Civil War  Government and Civics  President  Union Forces  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Fry, James B. (James Barnet) (1827-1894)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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