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

To John P. Usher [1]

January 12, 1865

Will the Secretary of the Interior please have the Comr. of Pensions to make a particular report in this case, in order that it can be judged whether the man is or is not entitled to a pension?

Jan. 12. 1865 A. LINCOLN


[1]   AES, owned by Ray Henderson, Lakewood, Ohio. Lincoln's endorsement is written on a copy of a letter of Joseph H. Barrett to Dave Crone, Dover, Pennsylvania, November 25, 1864: ``Your invalid pension claim No. 36,298 is rejected the disability for which you claim a pension is not found to have originated in the line of duty as a soldier in the Military Service of the United States.''