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


[1]   AES, DNA GE RG 60, Papers of Attorney General, Segregated Lincoln Material. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from William H. Wallace, Washington, April 12, 1865: ``I would respectfully recomend James H Alvord for the office of Marshall of the Territory of Idaho made vacant by the removal of Dolphus S Payne.''

Alvord was nominated by President Johnson on December 20, 1865, and was confirmed by the Senate on January 18, 1866.