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

To Edward Bates [1]

Attorney General Executive Mansion,
Sir Washington, Nov. 14, 1864.

Please allow Hon. Mr. Corwin to have a copy of your legal opinion, given me, in the case of Col. Gates. Yours truly



[1]   ALS, DNA GE RG 60, Papers of Attorney General, Segregated LINCOLN Material. The case in which Thomas Corwin was interested was probably that of Colonel William Gates. See LINCOLN to Cameron, September 5, 1861, supra.