To Pierce B. Hawkins 
Frankfort, Ky Washington Feb. 11. 1865
Gen. Burbridge may discharge W. E. Waller, if he thinks fit.
 ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 337. In Lincoln's telegram to Burbridge, February 2, supra, the name was ``Walker,'' but Hawkins telegraphed Lincoln on February 11: ``Genl Burbridge says he would release W E Waller if he had the power Aching hearts ask it of you. he ought to be'' (DLC-RTL). No further record of the case has been found.