Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 6.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Salmon P. Chase [1]

Hon. S. P. Chase Executive Mansion Washington D.C.
Cincinnati & Columbus O. Oct. 16. 1863

If Judge Lawrence can not go to Key West at once, I shall have to appoint another. A. LINCOLN

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[1]   ALS, RPB. No reply has been located, but William W. Lawrence of Ohio received the appointment as judge of the U.S. District Court of Southern Florida.