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Letter of recommendation from Sterling Price to President Elect, General Franklin Pierce regarding Mr. Jesse Morin from Platte County, Missouri. Price explains that Morin has proved his skills as an officer in the Mexican war and would give "entire satisfaction" for the position of Indian Agent. Carte de visite of Sterling Price included with this item. Jefferson City, Missouri. 16 January 1853.
[recto] Jefferson City Missouri Jany. 16th 1853 Gen. Franklin Pierce Pres. Elect U. States Dear Sir Mr. Jesse Morin of Platte County MO. desires to be appointed Indian agent. I have been well acquainted with Mr. Morin for a number of years and I know him to be a highly respectable gentleman eminently qualified to discharge the duties of the office he seeks. Mr. Morin was a gallant officer under my command in the late war with Mexico. I am free to say that Mr. Morin would give entire satisfaction to those with whom he may have official communication and to his Government. I have the honor to be Very Respectfully your Obt Servt [signed] Sterling Price [verso-docket] Indian Agency West Jesse Morin Esq. Applicant By Sterling Price [carte de visite of Price included in this folder]
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Sterling Price, Franklin Pierce, Jesse Morin, Platte County, Missouri, Jefferson City, Mexican War, 16 January 1853, 1853, Indian agent, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Agency, carte de visite, CDV
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Price, Sterling, "Letter of recommendation from Sterling Price to President Elect Franklin Pierce regarding Jesse Morin for the position of Indian Agent. Jefferson City, Missouri. January 16, 1853." (1853). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 254.
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