Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Officer in command Executive Mansion, Washington,
at St. Joseph, Missouri. January 9, 1865.

Postpone the execution of the death sentence of Holland, High-smith and Utz ten days longer unless you receive orders from me to the contrary A. LINCOLN.

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Please send the above telegram JNO. G. NICOLAY

Jan'y 9th 1865.