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Fell, Jesse W. and Kersey H. Correspondence with Richard Yates

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Collection Overview

Title: Fell, Jesse W. and Kersey H. Correspondence with Richard Yates, 1861-1864

Primary Creator: Fell, Jesse W. (1808-1887)

Other Creators: Fell, Kersey H. (b. 1815), Yates, Richard

Extent: 16.0 items. More info below.

Subjects: Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887, Fell, Kersey H., 1815-1893, Illinois--Politics and government, Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864, Military, United States--Civil War, 1861-1865, Yates, Richard, 1815-1873

Forms of Material: Copies, Professional papers

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains letters to Gov. Richard Yates from Jesse W. Fell and Kersey H. Fell of Bloomington, Ill. Friends often asked the Fells to send letters of introduction or applications for civil or military appointments to the governor on their behalf. The letters are often endorsed as to the action taken. The collection also contains a typescript of one letter from Gov. Yates to Jesse Fell as well as typescripts made in 1913 of the letters from the Fells to Yates. See also the large collection of Yates papers in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.

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Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887
Fell, Kersey H., 1815-1893
Illinois--Politics and government
Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864
Military
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 folder

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URL: https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/ihlcsfa/fell.pdf

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