Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Executive Mansion, Washington,
Lieutenant General Grant January 26, 1865.

Suspend execution of death sentence of William H. Jeffs Company B Fifty sixth Massachusetts volunteers until further orders, and forward record of trial for examination. A. LINCOLN.

Maj. Eckert

Please send the above telegram JNO. G. NICOLAY

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