To John P. Usher 
Let these appointments be made as agreed on by Senators Pomeroy & Lane. A. LINCOLN
 AES, DNA NR RG 48, Appointments, Indian Agencies, Miscellaneous, 1857-1869, Box 1269. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from Samuel C. Pomeroy and Sidney Clarke, endorsed by James H. Lane and Samuel J. Crawford, March 15, 1865, recommending George A. Reynolds for agent of the Seminole Indians. Reynolds is listed as agent of the Seminoles in the U.S. Official Register, 1865.