Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.


[1]   ALS, DNA NR RG 48, Appointments; copy, DLC-RTL.

[2]   See the letters to Ewing written on April 7 (supra). Presumably Lincoln refers to William Butler, who wanted the receivership, but was recommended for pension agent. Herndon relates (Herndon to Weik, January 15, 1886, DLC-HW) that as a result of this disagreement Butler and Lincoln did not speak for years.

[3]   David Mark was a resident of Pekin, Illinois, King's home.

[4]   See letter to Philo H. Thompson of April 25 (supra).