To Joseph Holt 
This application being for the present denied I have allowed the applicant to withdraw the papers filed by him. A. LINCOLN
Sept. 19, 1864
 Copy, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, LL 2292. The record in the case of First Lieutenant Edward P. McCreary, One Hundred Forty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers, dismissed from service, who had appealed for reinstatement, quotes the above endorsement as appearing on the application.