Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Officer in command Executive Mansion,
at Davenport Iowa: Washington, Feb'y 7, 1865.

Suspend execution of death sentence of John Davis alias John Lewis until further orders and forward record of trial for examination. A. LINCOLN

Maj. Eckert:

Please send the above telegram. JNO. G. NICOLAY