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George W. Rives to Abraham Lincoln, March 18491
Dr[Dear] Sir
I take pleasure in introducing to you Mr. H. W. Martin Esqr[Esquire] of EdgarHe is a Gentleman of high standing in my County– and desires to form some acquaintancies during his stay in the city connected with some business he is attending to. I hope you can give him some assistance with regard to his Visit to Washington City2
Verry. Respectfully.
George. W. RivesToHon. A. Lincoln
1George W. Rives wrote and signed this letter.
2The exact nature of Henry W. Martin’s business in Washington, DC has not been determined.

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