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

Order for Discharge of Thomas Rice and Reuben Turner [1]

December 12, 1864

At the request of Hon. Mr. Randall of Ky, it is ordered that Thomas Rice prisoner of War at Rock-Island, and Reuben Turner, prisoner of war at Johnson's Island, be discharged, on taking the oath of Dec. 8. 1863. A. LINCOLN

Dec. 12. 1864

Annotation

[1]   AES, IHi:. Although written at the request of Representative William H. Randall, Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from Daniel Breck, December 5, 1864, introducing ``my friend, Mr. Billingsley'' of Richmond, Kentucky.