Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
To the Commanding Officer, Executive Mansion,
Davenport, Iowa, Washington, February 14, 1865.

Suspend execution of death sentence of John C. Brown alias Wm

Page  299A. Craven, and of John Ble alias Cohoe until further orders and send records for examination A. LINCOLN

Major Eckert

Please send the above dispatch JNO. G. NICOLAY Priv: Sec: