Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To Joseph Holt [1]

Judge Advocate General please report.

Sep. 26. 1864. A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA WR RG 153, Judge Advocate General, NN 2273. Lincoln's endorsement is written on papers in the case of George W. Brown, citizen of Washington, fined $500 for running Negroes away to Baltimore to make them enlist. Holt reported in favor of clemency and Lincoln remitted the sentence on October 8, 1864.