Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Herman H. Heath [1]

Major H. H. Heath Executive Mansion
Baltimore, Md. Washington, Sep. 15. 1864

You are hereby authorized to visit Washington.

A. LINCOLN.

Annotation

[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 169. Major Herman H. Heath, Seventh Iowa Cavalry, was detailed to visit Baltimore and Washington on special business for Major General Samuel R. Curtis, commanding at Fort Leavenworth (Headquarters Department of Kansas, Special Orders No. 191, September 6, 1864, MS., RPB).