Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To Heads of Departments and Bureaus [1]

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


[1]   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.