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

To Philip H. Sheridan [1]

Executive Mansion,
Major General Sheridan: Washington, Feb'y 14, 1865.

Suspend execution of death sentence of James Brown, fixed for the 17th inst., at Harpers Ferry, until further orders and forward record for examination. A. LINCOLN

Maj. Eckert

Please send above telegram JNO. G. NICOLAY

Annotation

[1]   D, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 343. Nicolay wrote this telegram and signed Lincoln's name. No reply or further reference has been found.