[1]   AES, DLC-Hitchcock Papers. Lincoln's endorsement is written on the back of a note of the same date from General Ethan A. Hitchcock: ``Gen. Hitchcock presents his respects to the President in behalf of Miss Eliot, the young lady who (accompanied by Miss Williams) presented a request this morning asking his assistance in obtaining some employment, and begs to recommend her to his kindness.'' Miss Eliot and Miss Williams have not been identified.

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