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

To James B. Fry [1]

Executive Mansion, Washington,
Provost-Marshal General Sep. 27, 1864.

Please let the appointment of Jacob R. Freese, as Commissioner of Board of Enrollment for 2nd. Dist. of New-Jersey, in place of

Page  26Mr. Wilson resigned, be made at once. Senator Ten Eyck is agreed to it. I have his letter to that effect, though I can not at this moment lay my hands on it. Yours truly A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS-P, ISLA. See Lincoln to Ten Eyck, September 19, supra. James Wilson resigned as commissioner of enrollment for the Second District of New Jersey on September 2, and Freese, appointed on September 27, served until honorably discharged on April 30, 1865.