To William A. Menzies 
Dear Sir Washington, Jan. 24. 1865
Wilmington, N.C. is ours, of right and in fact Yours truly
A. LINCOLNPage 236
 ALS, The Rosenbach Company, Philadelphia and New York. No communication from Menzies related to this note has been found. William A. Menzies was a resident of Bourbon County, Kentucky, and the father of Representative John W. Menzies. An accompanying envelope carries Lincoln's endorsement: ``William Menzies/New-York.'' Fort Fisher was captured on January 15, and the port of Wilmington which was to surrender on February 22, was blockaded.