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


[1]   Copy, DLC-RTL. See also Lincoln's memorandum concerning Hughes, October 20, supra. Two drafts of orders to Treasury agents and to Army and Navy officers, dated October 21, 1864, which give substantially the same directions contained in this copy, were apparently never issued (ibid.), but were discarded in favor of the less peremptory recommendation.