Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Page  170

To Gideon Welles [1]

Allow the bearer to bring me the record containing the evidence in the case of Capt. Reynolds. A. LINCOLN

Dec. 17. 1864

Annotation

[1]   ALS, CtHi. Lincoln's note probably referred to the case of Captain Edward M. Reynolds of the Marine Corps, dismissed as morally unfit. (Navy Department, General Orders No. 43, December 7, 1864).