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

To---Goodwin [1]

Mr.---Goodwin Executive Mansion,
Supreme Court Room Washington, Jan. 18, 1865.

My dear Sir Since talking with you I have concluded to appoint a successor to Mr. Larned at once. This is not because of any change of feeling for, or estimate of, Mr. Larned. Yours truly



[1]   ALS, owned by H. Gail Davis, South Bend, Indiana. See Lincoln to Speed, infra. Stephen A. Goodwin and Daniel Goodwin, Jr., were law partners of Edwin C. Larned in Chicago. Which of them Lincoln was addressing cannot be determined.