Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   ALS, PHi. No C. U. Schlater has been identified, but a ``C. M. Schlater, clerk,'' is in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Directory for 1853, and a ``C. W. Schlater, clerk'' is listed in 1854. Perhaps both Lincoln and the compiler of the Directory were puzzled by Schlater's middle initial.