Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Thomas T. Eckert [1]

War Department
Major T. T. Eckert Washington City,
Dear Sir. Feb. 7 1865

Please furnish me copies of all despatches sent by the Secretary of War or myself, on or about the peace negotiation, from 29th. Ult. till I left on the 2nd. Inst. both inclusive.

So far as I can remember they will be

One by Sec. of War to Gen. Ord, sent after mid-night Sunday night & may be dated either 29th. or 30th.

One sent by him to Gen. Ord on 30th. written in my hand.

One sent by me to Gen. Grant on 31st.

One sent by me to Gen. Grant on 2nd. Inst.

One sent by me to Hon. W. H. Seward on 2nd. Inst.

You may add one sent by Sec. of War to Gen. Grant on my return on the 4th Yours truly A LINCOLN


[1]   ALS, owned by Justin G. Turner, Los Angeles, California. See Lincoln's communication to the House of Representatives, February 10, infra.