Order Concerning William Peacock 
Allow the bearer, William Peacock to enter any regiment having as much as two years to serve, and upon faithfully serving outPage 253 his term in which he is pardoned for any desertions heretofore committed. A. LINCOLN
Feb. 1, 1865
 Parke-Bernet Catalog 1026, January 10-11, 1949, No. 54. According to the catalog description, this note appears on a card on the back of which General John A. Dix wrote on February 6, 1865, an order to General Lewis C. Hunt, commanding troops in the city and harbor of New York, to ``execute the President's order.''