Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Hon. T. Ewing, Washington,
Secretary, &c. June 19, 1849.

Sir: My friend, N.G. Wilcox, is an applicant to be Receiver of the Land Office at Stillwater, Minesota; and I sincerely hope he may succeed. He is every way worthy of the office. I have once seen his devotion to principle put to the severest test, and come out unshaken. My confidence in him unlimited. Your Obt. Svt,