AD (ADf?), DLC. Bracketed portion is not in Lincoln's autograph. The circumstances which prompted Lincoln to renominate Herrick are not clear. A regular nomination for Herrick to replace Homer Franklin, dated March 10, 1865, appears in the Executive Journal (XIV, 274). The withdrawal and renomination as above, but bearing Lincoln's signature, appears in the Executive Journal on March 11 (XIV, 293). The Senate did not confirm the appointment.
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