: Dated May 20, 1861, this is a letter from Ohio Governor William Dennison Jr. to President Abraham Lincoln asking that he give a certain Mrs. Larx Anderson's son, Edward L., a cadetship at West Point Military Academy in West Point, New York. Dennison appeals to Lincoln by reminding him that Edward is the twin brother of one of Lincoln's son's friends at Cambridge University. View on Ohio Memory.
: MSS305_B04F08_02 Subjects
: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents; Governors--Ohio; West Point (Military academy); Civil War 1861-1865 Places