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

Pass for William Y. Dulin [1]

Allow this gentleman to pass to Fairfax Co. Virginia.

Dec. 16, 1864 A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   American Art Association Anderson Galleries Catalog 3927, November 1920, 1931, No. 141. According to the catalog description, Lincoln's note is written on a card, on the back of which is endorsed: ``Mr. Dulon, give pass to Fairfax Co & Alexandria for one month. C.C.A.'' Mayor Richard Wallach of Washington wrote Lincoln on December 16, 1864: ``Mr William Y. Dulin who bears this once resided in Fairfax County Virginia where he had large possessions. . . . He desires your permission to go there & attend to some matters of personal interest.

``I have known him for many years & have the most implicit confidence in his integrity. . . .'' (DLC-RTL).