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Letter to Governor William H. Bissell from John M. Scott, W. H. Hanna, and Lincoln Endorsing Charles J. Beattie as Prosecuting Attorney for Livingston County.

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Bloomington Ill April 4th 1859

Hon. William H. Bissell

Charles J. Beattie of Livingston County is about to apply to your excellency to be appointed Pros Atty for the 20th Judicial Circuit in the Place of Samson (DeWitt?) deceased. If it is the wish of the Bar of that Circuit, I should be glad to see him appointed to that office.

John M. Scott
W. H. Hanna
A. Lincoln