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

To William H. Seward [1]

Submitted to Sec. of State to be considered, if & when vacancy occurs. A. LINCOLN

March 17. 1865


[1]   AES, DNA FS RG 59, Appointments, Box 343. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter of Calvin S. Mattoon, Department of Interior, to Robert C. Schenck, March 15, 1865, forwarding recommendations for ``my appointment as Consul at Honolulu. . . .'' Schenck endorsed in recommendation of the appointment. No record of Mattoon's appointment has been found.