[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.

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