Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Hon: Secretary of State Springfield, Ills.
Dear Sir: May 16. 1849

I learn that E. P. Oliphant, of Union Town, Pa. is a candidate for the appointment of Charge to Denmark. Several years ago Mr. Oliphant was a citizen of our town, and was a fellow soldier with us in the ``famed Black Hawk War.'' His success would afford me sincere satisfaction. Your Obt. Servt. A. LINCOLN