To Robert K. Stone 
If Dr. Stone pleases to call & see me at 9. A.M. to-morrow, I will talk with him about trying to oblige his family in regard to Mrs. Ritchie at Richmond. A. LINCOLN.
Dec. 9, 1864
 ALS-P, ISLA. Dr. Robert K. Stone's wife was Margaret Ritchie whose family lived in Richmond. Lincoln gave an order ``to pass Mourning Garments &c . . . This was gratefully accepted & the box, got as far, as Fortress Monroe, on its way, to her sisters, in Richmond. . . .'' (Stone to Lincoln, April 11, 1865, DLC-RTL).