Letter : New York, to W.P. Mellen, n.p., 1864 Oct. 19.


Letter : New York, to W.P. Mellen, n.p., 1864 Oct. 19.

Autograph letter signed. Greeley writes that Ira Harris, who has the support of Abraham Lincoln, would like to be Chief Justice. He also writes that Govenor [William] Dennison would rather Noah Swayne be Chief Justice.

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