[1]   AES, DNA RG 60, Papers of Attorney General, Appointments, South Carolina, Box 866. Lincoln's endorsement is written on a recommendation signed by the presidential electors of New York in favor of the application of A. J. Dittenhoefer of New York City, a native of South Carolina, for judge of the U.S. District Court for South Carolina. No record of Dittenhoefer's appointment has been found.

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