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

Pass for Abraham U. Colby [1]

Let this gentleman & wife pass from New York to Savannah.

Feb. 11. 1865. A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   Newark Galleries Catalog 128, December 5, 1930, No. 161. According to the catalog description, Lincoln's note accompanies an affidavit of Dr. Robert Watts endorsed by Dr. Willard Parker and Representative William H. Randall of Kentucky, that Abraham U. Colby was suffering from a disease of the lungs.