Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Officer in Command at Executive Mansion
Nashville, Tenn. Washington. Jan. 25. 1865

Do not allow---Elliott, under sentence of death to be executed without further order from me; and if an exchange of himPage  238 for Capt. S. T. Harris, now a prisoner, supposed to be at Columbia South-Carolina, can be effected, let it be done. A. LINCOLN