To Heads of Departments and Bureaus 
I shall be very glad if the Head of any Department or Bureau, can find for, and give this young lady suitable employment.
Nov. 29. 1864 A. LINCOLN
 AES, DLC-Hitchcock Papers. Lincoln's endorsement is written on the back of a note of the same date from General Ethan A. Hitchcock: ``Gen. Hitchcock presents his respects to the President in behalf of Miss Eliot, the young lady who (accompanied by Miss Williams) presented a request this morning asking his assistance in obtaining some employment, and begs to recommend her to his kindness.'' Miss Eliot and Miss Williams have not been identified.