Washington DC: 1864. Single page, written on recto only, 8" x 10." On Treasury Department letterhead. Fine.
Lincoln's Treasury Secretary, later his appointee as Chief Justice of the United States, writes to Stanton: "Sir | I transmit herewith, for such action as you think proper, copy of a letter of the Surveyor at Louisville and of accompanying report of Agency Aid Smith, relative to the transportation of Government stores on unseaworthy boats." Item #38746