George S. Fisher to Abraham Lincoln, 4 January 18481Ottawa 4th Jan. 1848.Dear Sir.
Being an applicant for a Commission in the army and anxious to secure so desireable a post if possible I have requested my late Col.[Colonel] and friend W. B. Warren to write you on the subject. He has accordingly sent me the letter, enclosed with this, directed to you which I refer you to with much gratification.
Permit me also to refer you to the recommend from my fellow citizens now in the hands of Mr. Wentworth to be presented by him to the Executive: also to letters to other members of the delegation.
Any assistance you may feel inclined to render me will be fully appreciated by yourRespectful
& obt.[obedient] servantGeo. S. FisherHon. Abraham LincolnWashington CityD.C.2
1George S. Fisher wrote and signed the letter. This letter enclosed William B. Warren to Abraham Lincoln.
Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page(s), SC1615, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL)