Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[March 14, 1849]

If Mr. Wilcox [2] can receive the appointment above indicated, I shall be truly and heartily gratified. From at least one severe test, I have seen him subjected to, I consider him a gentleman of the highest sense of honor, besides possessing all the other requisite qualifications. A. LINCOLN.