Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
To the Senate of the United States: January 27, 1865

In answer to a resolution of the Senate, dated January 23, 1865, returning to me certain nominations and requesting information whether the offices to which the persons named are respectively nominated are vacant, and, if so, how they became vacant, I herewith transmit a communication from the honorable the Attorney-General giving the information required. ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

Executive Mansion,

January 27, 1865.