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

Endorsement [1]

. . . He was one of Col. Ellsworth's nearest friends, & is a good officer.

Annotation

[1]   Parke-Bernet Catalog 134, October 25, 1939, No. 244. According to the catalog description, Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter of Isaac N. Arnold concerning an army appointment for E. M. Ellsworth. E. M. Ellsworth has not been identified. The initials may be in error for Edward A. Ellsworth; see Lincoln to Cameron, August 8, 1861, supra (IV, 479).