Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Page  124

To William M. Stone and Others [1]

Executive Mansion Washington,
Governor of Iowa. DesMoines [2]Nov. 29. 1864

May I renew my request for the exact aggregate vote of your State cast at the late election? My object fails if I do not receive it before Congress meets. A. LINCOLN

Michigan Oregon

Wisconsin Penn.

Missouri Kansas

Ohio West-Virginia.

Annotation

[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 250. Following the name of each state listed by Lincoln, the number of the despatch and the capital city, written in by clerks in the telegraph office, have been omitted. See Lincoln's telegram to Cony and others, November 15, supra.

[2]   ``DesMoines'' is not in Lincoln's handwriting.