Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Major General Rosecrans comdg Executive Mansion
St. Louis Mo Dec. 8. 1864

Let execution in case of John Berry & James Berry be suspended until further order. A. LINCOLN

Major Eckert

Will you please hurry off the above Tomorrow is the day of execution. JOHN HAY A.A.G.