To Edwin M. Stanton 
If the services of this applicant can be made useful, I shall be glad for him to be appointed. A. LINCOLN
Oct. 27. 1864Page [unnumbered]
 AES, Herman Blum, Blumhaven Library, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniA. LINCOLN's endorsement is written on a letter signed by twenty-six citizens of Columbus, Ohio, October, 1864, recommending ``George E. Hutchinson, late Captain in the 10th. Ohio Cavalry, for appointment of Commissary [of] Subsistan[ce] with the rank of Captain in the Army.'' No record of Hutchinson's appointment has been found.