Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[c. May 8, 1857]

We defended John Hibbs, mentioned in Judge Davis' letter above; and we concur with the Judge, that a pardon now, after hisPage  395 having served about fourteen months of his two years, would not be improper. A. LINCOLN

JOHN T. STUART