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

To Joseph Holt [1]

December 24, 1864

Judge Advocate General please report to me on this case.

Dec. 24, 1864 A. LINCOLN

Pardon for unexecuted part of sentence. A. LINCOLN

Jan. 26, 1865

Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 2740. Lincoln's endorsements are written on the court-martial record of August P. Dumont, contractor of Philadelphia, sentenced, November 3, 1864, on charges of willful neglect of duty, to $1,000 fine and imprisonment until the fine was paid or not to exceed one year.