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Abraham Lincoln Deputy Postmaster Appointment

Identifier: -M1428

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a document signed by Lincoln appointing Jason Weeks Deputy Postmaster at Bangor Maine; also signed by William H. Seward, Secretary of State; dated April 4, 1861.


  • April 4, 1861

Language of Materials

Material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Jason Weeks (1809-1878) was the son of Thomas and Ruth Weeks of Oakham, Bridgewater County, Mass. He was a watch-maker living in Bangor, Maine in the 1860s.


1 envelope (1 item)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Finding Aid for the Abraham Lincoln Deputy Postmaster Appointment
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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