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

To Alexander H. Stephens [1]

Executive Mansion
Hon. A. H. Stephens Washington, Feb. 10, 1865

According to our agreement, your nephew, Lieut. Stephens, goes to you, bearing this note. Please, in return, to select and send to me, that officer of the same rank, imprisoned at Richmond, whose physical condition most urgently requires his release Respectfully

A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ADfS (copy?), NNP; ALS, owned by Robert G. Stephens, Washington, Georgia. The autograph draft, or autograph copy, was given to J. Pierpont Morgan by Robert Todd Lincoln in 1908, accompanied by Alexander H.Page  288

Stephens' autograph notation of his nephew's name and address, which Stephens gave Lincoln during the Hampton Roads Conference. See Lincoln to Charles W. Hill, February 4, supra.