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

Endorsement [1]

Let this appointment be made, if the service is needed.

Feb. 22, 1865 A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   AES, owned by Dale Carnegie, New York City. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a fragment of a letter from William Lilley, asking promotion of an assistant quartermaster (unnamed) to a captaincy. Senator James Dixon's endorsement asking the appointment appears above Lincoln's.