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

To John P. Usher [5]

Appoint according to within. A. LINCOLN

March 16. 1865

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Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA NR RG 48, Applications, Indian Agencies, Ponca, Box 1271. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a petition from the Union members of the Dakota legislative assembly, asking appointment of Dr. Joel A. Potter of Dakota as agent of the Ponca Indians. Potter received the appointment.