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Fitz Henry Warren to Abraham Lincoln, 21 March 18491
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT.
APPOINTMENT OFFICE,
Sir:
Jacob Friendthe Postmaster atNewCastleCounty ofLoganState ofKentucky,2 has resigned, and recommends the appointment of Mrs Mary Hulsey as his successor.3
Before submitting this Case to the Postmaster General, I have to request the favor of any information you may possess, or be able conveniently to obtain, respecting it.
I have the honor to be,
Very respectfully, &c[etc].
Fitz Henry Warren
Second Assistant Postmaster General.
Hon A. LincolnSpringfield Illinois.
1Fitz Henry Warren signed his name to this form letter.
2The clerk who filled out this form wrote “Kentucky,” when it should have been “Illinois.” There is no Newcastle in Logan County, Kentucky.
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), *483.
3Mary Hulsey received the appointment and held the position until her death in 1854.
Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1849, *483; Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1851 (Washington, DC: Gideon, 1851), *542; 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),*512; Register of Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1855 (Washington, DC: A. O. P. Nicholson, 1855),*327.

Partially Printed Letter Signed, 1 page(s), Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress (Washington, DC).