Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Col. Farleigh Executive Mansion Washington D.C
Louisville, Ky Dec. 8. 1864

I am appealed to in behalf of a man by the name of Frank Fairbairn, said to have been for a long time, & still in prison, without any definite ground stated. How is it? A LINCOLN