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

To Ulysses S. Grant [1]

Office U.S. Military Telegraph,
Lieut. Genl. Grant War Department,
City-Point, Va. Washington, D.C., Jan. 25 1865

Having received the report in the case of Newell W. Root, I do not interfere further in the case. A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 303. See Lincoln to Grant, January 24, supra. Newell W. Root was hanged on January 27, 1865.