Document: Emerentiana Bowden to Abraham Lincoln, April 23, 1864

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illegible] charges used against me, are; First that I am responsible for the revocation of the order of Genl. Burnside suppressing the Chicago Times, & that you are indifferent, or more than indifferent about my re-election. Time has verified the wisdom of your action in regard to the Times.

Having been an earnest, & faithful supporter supporter of your administration, from the beginning, I am desirous in case of your re-election (which for the sake of the Country may God grant) of remaining in Congress & to render you my humble, but honest support until your great work is accomplished.

If you would address a note to Mr Larned, stating who how far I was responsible for the Burnside order, & whether I had been a faithful friend, I am sure it would be discreetly used, would probably secure my election & be ever gratefully remembered by

Your true friend

Isaac N. Arnold


Washington, 1864.

I hear you are assailed for Your action in regard to the revocation of Burnsides order suppressing the Chicago Times. all You did was to send me two dispatches. In the first, You very properly asked

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