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In January 1861 Ewing wrote several letters to members of Congress and others of influence in Washington on behalf of Charles Robinson's appointment as Commissioner of Indian Affairs. This one, marked "Private," to J. J. Coombs is one example. Not only was Robinson well qualified for this important position, according to Ewing, but Robinson's appointment to this influential post would increase Ewing's chance to capture a Senate seat--"If he can get the appt before the State Legislature sits it will so greatly strengthen his influence that my election will be certain."

Creator: Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896
Date: January 22, 1861

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Item Number: 966
Call Number: Thomas Ewing, Jr., Coll. No. 341, Letter Press Book No. 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 966

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