Fitz Henry Warren to Abraham Lincoln, 20 March 18491
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT.March 20th1849.Sir:
I have the honor to inform you, that the Postmaster General has appointedHaza ParsonsPostmaster atBloomingtonin the State ofIllinoisin place ofA. H. Luce Removed.2I am, respectfully
Your obedient servant,Fitz Henry Warren
Second Assistant Postmaster General.To the HonorableA. LincolnSpringfield Illinois.
2On March 1, 1849, Isaac Funk had written Abraham Lincoln and Edward D. Baker requesting that Hazo (Haza) Parsons receive the appointment. Parsons held the position until 1853.
Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1849 (Washington, DC: Gideon, 1849), 468; Edward Tremayne, Tremayne’s Table of Post Offices in the United States (New York: W. F. Burgess, 1850), 38; Table of Post Offices in the United States on the First Day of January, 1851 (Washington, DC: W. & J. C. Greer, 1851), 24; Register of Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1853 (Washington, DC: Robert Armstrong, 1853), 497.
Partially Printed Letter Signed, 1 page(s), Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress (Washington, DC).