The one who developed the most serious desire to succeed him was Salmon P. Chase, his Secretary of the Treasury.
"The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Helen Nicolay
Among others spoken of were Salmon P. Chase of Ohio and Simon Cameron of Pennsylvania.
"Lincoln's Yarns and Stories" by Alexander K. McClure
Salmon P. Chase of Ohio was led to espouse the cause by observing the attacks upon the freedom of the press in Cincinnati.
"The Anti-Slavery Crusade" by Jesse Macy
Salmon P. Chase followed upon the same side, in an exalted and prophetic strain.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. I." by John T. Morse
Chase, Salmon P., in debate on Compromise, see vol.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II" by John T. Morse
Inferiority to Salmon P. Chase was not a disgrace.
"The Abolitionists" by John F. Hume
Chase, Salmon P., 15.
"Scotland's Mark on America" by George Fraser Black
Chase, Salmon P., his death, 188.
"T. De Witt Talmage" by T. De Witt Talmage
Chase, Salmon P., 45.
"Socialism" by John Spargo
Chase, Salmon P., 70 n., 247.
"Letters from Port Royal" by Various