Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

Let the appointment within requested be made if it consistently can. A. LINCOLN.

Jan. 12, 1865


[1]   Milton Kronovet Catalog 53, September 26, 1949. According to the catalog description, this endorsement appears on a letter to John P. Usher, December 30, 1864, recommending an officer for promotion.