Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Executive Mansion,
Washington, [November 11], 186[4].

Richard Henry Lee Private 1st. Rebel Maryland Artillery Prisoner at Fort Delaware Division 20. (said to be sick)

Let this man take the oath of Dec. 8. 1863. and be discharged.

Nov. 11. 1864 A. LINCOLN