Recommendation for Josiah Shaw 
I shall be glad if Capt. Shaw, recently in our service, can get suitable employment in any of the Departments.
Oct. 10, 1864 A. LINCOLN
 American Art Association Anderson Galleries Catalog 3854, October 20, 1930, No. 159. According to the catalog description, this is the text of an autograph endorsement signed on the back of discharge papers of Captain Josiah Shaw, Company A, Fourth New Jersey Volunteers, mustered out on September 3, 1864.