Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Executive Mansion,
Officer in command Washington,
at Philadelphia, Pa. January 31, 1865.

Suspend execution of death sentence of John Murphy, ordered for February 10th 1865 at Fort-Mifflin, until further orders, and forward record of trial for examination. A. LINCOLN

Maj. Eckert

Please send above telegram JNO. G. NICOLAY Priv. Sec.