private Treasury Department Third Auditor's Office, March 23rd 1865 Dear Sir, Will you please send up Alpheus Davidson Esq. The Secy is desirous of gratifying Gov Yates (and please tell him so) and so am I. and therefore hav authorized Mr Davidson's employment, temporarily, [til] a permanent position can be had for him. Very truly yours John Wilson John S. Loomis Esq Natl Hotel
Hon. John Wilson Wash. March 23'65 about employment of Mr Alpheus Davidson of Canton Ills as Clerk in his dept
answered that Mr Davidsen we had procured situation for in the [illegible] Genl Office and written Mr C W Search of Aledo to report & take the place March 24'1865 Loomis Sec.