Fitz Henry Warren to Abraham Lincoln, 11 May 18491
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT.May 111849.Sir:
I have the honor to inform you, that the Postmaster General has appointedJohn HutchisonPostmaster atTwelve Mile in the State ofIllinoisin place ofJ. R. Young— Resigned2I am, respectfully,
Your obedient servant,Fitz Henry Warren
Second Assistant Postmaster General.To the HonorableA. LincolnSpringfieldIllinois.
2John Hutchison served as postmaster from May 1849 to March 1850.
Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls, Records of the Post Office Department, RG 28, 1845-1855, 18:172, 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), 490*; 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), 541*.
Partially Printed Document Signed, 1 page(s), Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress (Washington, DC).