The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 5 by Abraham Lincoln
To Secretary of Interior. October 14, 1861
EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 14, 1861
HON. SEC. OF INTERIOR.
DEAR SIR:--How is this? I supposed I was appointing for register of wills a citizen of this District. Now the commission comes to me "Moses Kelly, of New Hampshire." I do not like this.