Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To James Speed [1]

Send me a nomination for Caspar E. Yost, of Nebraska---to fill the vacancy caused by this resignation. A. LINCOLN

March 9. 1865


[1]   AES, DNA RG 60, Papers of Attorney General, 1864, Box 122. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter of resignation from Phineas W. Hitchcock, U.S. marshal for Nebraska. Yost's appointment was confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 1865.