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Dear Mr. Herr,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Applications and Recommendations for Public Office, 1797 - 1901 in the General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59). Part of the series was microfilmed as National Archives Microfilm Publication M967: Letters of Application and Recommendation During the Administrations of Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan, 1853-1861. According to the index, there are two letters pertaining to Norman Eddy dated November 1 & 6, 1857 on Roll 15. Unfortunately, M967 has not been digitized. For access to the letters, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at email@example.com.
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