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

To Mary Todd Lincoln [1]

Mrs A Lincoln Washington
Continental Hotel Dec. 21. 1864

Do not come on the night train. It is too cold. Come in the morning. A. LINCOLN

Page  175Please send above and oblige the President. JOHN HAY

A.P.S.

Annotation

[1]   D, RPB. This telegram is entirely in John Hay's handwriting. As printed both by Nicolay and Hay (VIII, 148) and Tarbell (Appendix, p. 357), it is misdated ``1862.'' No reply has been found.