Letterbook 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Very respectfully your’s.
Samuel Holmes— Merchant
, Attorney at law & Editor of Argus
, Governor State of
, Senator—
L. V Ralston— M. D.
Samuel Leech, Receiver public monies
Hiram Rodgers— M. D
J T Holmes Merchant
Nich Wren County Clerk
C. M. Woods, Clerk of Circuit Court Illinois

Letter, Robert Lucas to Sidney Rigdon • 22 April 1839

Iowa Territory
April 22, 1839
Dear Sir
I herewith enclose two letters, one addressed to  the of the , and <one> to the Governor [Wilson] Shannon of
As the object sought by you is an investigation into the  facts connected with your misfortunes, I have thought it the most prudent  Course to refrain from an expression of an individual opinion in the matter  relative to the merits or demerits of the Controversy.
I sincerely hope that you may succeed in obtaining a  general investigation into the Cause and extent of your sufferings, and  that you may obtain from the Government that attention which is your  due as Citizens of the . Very respectfully
Your Obt Servt
Robert Lucas.
Doct

Letter of Introduction from Robert Lucas • 22 April 1839

Iowa Territory
April 22, 1839
To His Excellency ,
President of the .
Sir
I have the Honour to introduce to your acquaintance  the bearer, Doct, , who was for many years a Citizen of the [p. 42]
Very respectfully your’s.
Samuel Holmes— Merchant
, Attorney at law & Editor of Argus
, Governor State of
, Senator—
L. V Ralston— M. D.
Samuel Leech, Receiver public monies
Hiram Rodgers— M. D
J T Holmes Merchant
Nich Wren County Clerk
C. M. Woods, Clerk of Circuit Court Illinois

Letter, Robert Lucas to Sidney Rigdon • 22 April 1839

Iowa Territory
April 22, 1839
Dear Sir
I herewith enclose two letters, one addressed to the of the , and one to Governor [Wilson] Shannon of
As the object sought by you is an investigation into the facts connected with your misfortunes, I have thought it the most prudent Course to refrain from an expression of an individual opinion in the matter relative to the merits or demerits of the Controversy.
I sincerely hope that you may succeed in obtaining a general investigation into the Cause and extent of your sufferings, and that you may obtain from the Government that attention which is your due as Citizens of the . Very respectfully
Your Obt Servt
Robert Lucas.
Doct

Letter of Introduction from Robert Lucas • 22 April 1839

Iowa Territory
April 22, 1839
To His Excellency ,
President of the .
Sir
I have the Honour to introduce to your acquaintance the bearer, Doct, , who was for many years a Citizen of the [p. 42]
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