To John P. Usher 
Appoint Owen Wade, of Oregon, to fill this vacancy.
March. 16. 1865 A. LINCOLN
 AES, DNA NR RG 48, Department of Interior, Appointments, Land Office, New Ulm, Minnesota, etc., Box 36. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from William A. Starkweather, February 1, 1865, resigning as register of the land office at Oregon City, Oregon. Owen Wade received the appointment.