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

To Charlotte B. Wise [1]

Executive Mansion, Washington,
My dear Mrs. Wise Nov. 5. 1864.

It gives me pleasure to comply with your request. Yours truly

A LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ALS, IHi. On November 2, 1864, Charlotte B. (Mrs. H. A.) Wise wrote Lincoln from Boston:

``I am getting up a Navy Photograph Book for our Sailors' Fair, which opens on the 9th.

Page  93``I want your likeness to begin the book, as head of the Navy.

``Will you write your name on one of your Photographic Cards & sent [sic] it to me? . . .'' (DLC-RTL).