Letter from Apr. 17, 1865

Daniel R. Goodloe to George Harrington

  • Full Title

    Letter signed Daniel R. Goodloe, Washington, to Hon. George Harrington, Assistant Sec. of Treas., April 17, 1865

  • Description

    States, "Allow me to introduce my friend Wm. S. Mitchell [William S. Mitchell] Esq. a merchant of this city who is desirous of furnishing articles connected with the funeral ceremonies. He is an honorable gentleman, and the best guarantee of his patriotism is the fact that he is a cherished friend of President Johnson. . . ." Regarding plans for Abraham Lincoln's funeral.

  • Transcription

    Washington, April 17th 1865.

    My dear Sir;

    Allow me to introduce my friend Wm. S. Mitchell Esqr, a merchant of this city who is desirous of furnishing articles connected with the funeral ceremonies. He is an honorable gentleman, and the best guarantee of his patriotism is the fact that he is a cherished friend of President Johnson.
    I have the honor to be
    Your most obt. svt.
    Daniel R. Goodloe

    Hon. George Harrington,
    Assistant Sec. of Treas.

    [Transcription Team: Summer D., Joslyn P., Kaylee R., Brianna J.]
    [New Hampton Middle School]

  • Source

    George R. Harrington Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

  • Rights

    Goodloe, Daniel R. (Daniel Reaves), 1814-1902

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  • Cite this Item

    Goodloe, Daniel R. (Daniel Reaves), 1814-1902. "Letter signed Daniel R. Goodloe, Washington, to Hon. George Harrington, Assistant Sec. of Treas., April 17, 1865". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 22, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/526