Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

If the service can be useful let the appointment be made.

Nov. 21, 1864 A. LINCOLN


[1]   The Morris Book Shop (Chicago) Catalog 56, December, 1912, No. 147. According to the source, Lincoln's endorsement was written on an envelopePage  119

``addressed to Hon. Cyrus M. Allen,'' enclosing five letters recommending appointment of Theodore R. McFerson, as assistant quartermaster. McFerson has not been identified.