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

To Thomas Ewing [1]

Hon: Thomas Ewing Washington,
Secretary of the Home Department: March 9. 1849

Dear Sir: We recommend that Matthew Gillespie [2] be appointed to fill the Land-office now, or soon to be, vacant at Edwardsville, Illinois. Your Obt. Servts. A. LINCOLN

E. D. BAKER

Annotation

[1]   ALS, IHi.

[2]   An older brother of Lincoln's friend Joseph Gillespie. He received the appointment.