ALS, DNA NR RG 48, Appointments; copy, DLC-RTL.
 See the letters to Ewing written on April 7 (supra). Presumably Lincoln refers to William Butler, who wanted the receivership, but was recommended for pension agent. Herndon relates (Herndon to Weik, January 15, 1886, DLC-HW) that as a result of this disagreement Butler and Lincoln did not speak for years.
 David Mark was a resident of Pekin, Illinois, King's home.
 See letter to Philo H. Thompson of April 25 (supra).