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

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

[c. November 30, 1864]

Ought not there to be an examination in the case of these men.

Annotation

[1]   Copy, DNA WR RG 107, Secretary of War, Letters Received, P 1115, Register. A copy of Lincoln's endorsement is preserved in a register notation concerning the cases of Cyrus H. Carver and James H. Stagg, confined to Central Guard House for receiving stolen money. The original papers are missing and no further reference has been found.