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

To Robert N. McLaren [1]

War Department
Officer in command at Washington City,
Fort-Snelling, Minn. Nov. 24, 1864

Suspend execution of Patrick Kelly, John Lennor [sic], Joel H. Eastwood, Thomas J. Murray, and Hoffman until further order from here. A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 247. Colonel Robert N. McLaren was in command at Fort Snelling. Concerning the prisoners named, see Lincoln's telegram to Rice, infra.