Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Office U.S. Military Telegraph,
Gen. Slough, War Department,
Alexandria, Va Washington, D.C., Sep. 16, 1864.

On the 14th. I commuted the sentence of Conly, but fearing you may not have received notice I send this. Do not execute him.

A. LINCOLN