Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Cypher Office U.S. Military Telegraph,
Gov. A. G. Curtin War Department,
Harrisburg, Pa. Washington, D.C., Oct. 17 1864.

Your information is erroneous. No part of Sheridan's force has left him, except by expiration of terms of service. I think there is not much danger of a raid into Pennsylvania. A. LINCOLN