Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
December 5, 1864

If Gov. Johnson will say in writing on this sheet that in his opinion this man should be discharged, I will discharge him.

Dec. 5. 1864. A. LINCOLN

Let this man take the oath of Dec. 8. 1863 & be discharged as recommended by Gov. Johnson. A. LINCOLN

Dec. 22. 1864