Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Major General Rosecrans; Executive Mansion,
St Louis Washington, September 13th, 1864.

Postpone the execution of Joseph Johnson, for two weeks. Examine the case and report. A. LINCOLN

Major Eckert:

Please send the above telegram. JNO. G. NICOLAY PRIV: Sec