Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Major General Steadman Executive Mansion
Chattanooga, Tenn. Washington, Sept 15. 1864

Mrs. McElrath, of East Tennessee is here saying she has been sent away by your order, and appealing to me to allow her to return to her home. I have told her I will if you say so. What say you? A. LINCOLN