Abraham Lincoln (copies)

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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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Sacramento. Nov 29 1861

His Excellency Abraham Lincoln Pres. U States

Permit me to introduce to your favorable regards my friend Mr C. P. Huntington who visits the national capital for the purpose of obtaining aid in the construction of the first and most difficult section of that work of national importance the Pacific Rail Road”. Mr Huntington is one of our wealthiest and most respected and influential citizens. I need hardly add the entire state of California will feel a deep interest in the success of his mission -

Most respectfully

Your Obt Sevt

Leland Stanford

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United States Military Telegraph

Received Feb. 25, 1862

From Sacramemto 24

To A. Lincoln

Pres.

Should vacancy occur in the Office of the Circuit Judge for California myself and friends wish to be consulted about the appointment.

Leland Stanford

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The following telegram received at Washington, 705 PM Sept 10

22 from San Francisco dated, September of 1863.

His Excellency A Lincoln

Will the President withhold the appointment of a District Judge for the territory of Nevada until the people of the territory may be heard. This is important

Leland Stanford Gov of Cal

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