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endorsement of Dr. William Rabi by Stanford and Ira P. Rankin 1861 April 5; Stanford's list of candidates for federal appointments 1861 [?] April; letter of introduction for Huntington 1861 Nov 29; would like to be consulted over appointment of Circuit Judge for California 1862 Feb 25; letter of introduction for S. B. Bell 1862 June 25; railroad business 1862 Oct 1; appointment of district judge for territory of Nevada 1862 Sep 10



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11 AM

October 1 1862

Sacramento Sept 29

His Excellency the President

As the Central Pacific RRd Co of California are desirous to commence the immediate presentation of their portion of the Pacific RR Will you please inform me what evidence you will require to fix the western base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains as for section eleven of the Pacific Railroad Bill will the evidence of the United States Surveyor General of the state of California or either of them be sufficient. Please answer by telegraph Leland Stanford Gov of Cal

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June 25th 1862

To

His Excellency

Abraham Lincoln

President of the United States

Dear Sir:

I have great pleasure in the opportunity presented of introducing to you the Hon S. B. Bell of San Francisco who contemplates a visit to his friends in the Atlantic states. Mr. Bell has for many years been identified with the growing prosperity of our State, a portion of the time as a clergyman, later as a legislator in both branches of our legislative body, but always as a high minded, earnest, and reliable

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Republican and it would afford me more than ordinary gratification should he find himself successful in his mission to the national capitol.

with great respect I have the honor to be your Excellency’s

Most Obs. Svt,

Leland Stanford

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[Time Received] 8 PM

[United States Military Telegraph] [War Department] [Washington, D.C.] Sept 3 [1862]

Sacramento 4th

His Ex Abraham Lincoln

Pres

Our General Election was held yesterday The result is triumphant & overwhelming victory in favor of the Union & the National Administration

Leland Stanford

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California -- San Francisco Leland Stanford's [opinions?]

Collector -- Ira P. Renkins Surveyor of Port - John [T.?] Mclean Navel[sic] officer - S. C. Gund Navy Agent - Richard Cha[mp?] Appraiser General - Charles [G.?] Thomas Appraiser - Charles A. Watts Appraiser - John p. Zans Sub. Treasurer -- Whilliam S. Sherman Port-Master Mint - D. W. Cheesman Treasurer Courier Ref[unds?] - David E Turner Dis-Atty - William U. Weeks Marshall -S.D Marsl. N.D. - Geo. W. Bryant_ S[w?]. [G?]nr. N.D. John H [Cohallis?] Do. S.D. Joh P. H. Wentworth Surveyor General - Joseph A. Nu[m]es. Dr. B. W. HathawayIns. D[ir] Justin Gates.

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Receiver at San. F. F [Hays?] Re[coster] - Geo. B Tingly - good Water S. Denis, for met[ler?] & refiner.

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