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

To Joseph Holt [1]

September 22, 1864

Judge Advocate General please report on this case.

Sep. 22. 1864. A. LINCOLN

Pardon for unexecuted part of sentence upon party returning to his regiment and faithfully serving out his term.

Sep. 24. 1864 A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 1844. Lincoln's endorsements are written on papers in the case of Private Peter King, Company F, Ninth Veteran Reserve Corps, sentenced to two years at hard labor. Holt reported that King had served six months and had a previous good record.