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Fitz Henry Warren to Abraham Lincoln, 27 April 18491
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT.
Appointment Office,
Sir:
I have the honor to inform you, that the Postmaster General has appointedA. L. SturgesPostmaster atWoodburnin the State ofIllinoisin place ofAllen J. Coates Resigned.
I am, respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
Fitz Henry Warren
Second Assistant Postmaster General.
To the HonorableA. LincolnSpringfieldIllinois2
1Fitz Henry Warren signed this form letter.
2Alvin L. Sturges was postmaster of Woodburn, from April 27, 1849 to January 16, 1854.
Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls, Records of the Post Office Department, RG 28, 1845-1855, 18:122, National Archives Building, Washington, DC; 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),*492; 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),*553; 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), 522*.

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