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

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[1]   ALS, DNA WR NB RG 45, Executive Letters, No. 178. Commodore Charles Wilkes had been sentenced by court-martial, April 27, 1864, to be reprimanded and suspended from duty for three years, for publication of official correspondence. See Lincoln's communications to Browning and to Ewing, May 16, supra.