Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Officer in command at Executive Mansion,
Nashville, Tenn. Washington, Dec. 28. 1864.

Suspend execution of James R. Mallory, for six weeks from Friday the 30th. of this month, which time I have given his friends, to make proof, if they can, upon certain points. A. LINCOLN