Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 4.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To Edward Bates [1]

Hon. Atty. General Executive Mansion
My dear Sir: April 12, 1861

On examination of papers, and full consideration, I have concluded to appoint Earl Bill, Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio. Please send me the commission. Yours truly A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS-P, ISLA. Earl Bill of Tiffin, Ohio, had served one term (1850-1851) in the Ohio Senate and was a delegate to the Chicago convention in 1860.