Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To John P. Usher [1]

Appoint according to within. A. LINCOLN

March 16. 1865


[1]   AES, DNA NR RG 48, Applications, Indian Agencies, Box 1274. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from James Harlan, James W. Grimes, James F. Wilson and others, February 23, 1865, recommending Patrick H. Conger of Iowa for agent of Sioux Indians at Yankton, Dakota Territory.