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

Order Concerning Joseph D. Hart [1]

If Joseph D Hart shall pass through Baltimore as a prisoner, allow him to be paroled and remain there with his sister two days.

Feb. 17. 1865 A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ADS, ORB. Miss Margaret Hart of Baltimore persuaded Lincoln to give the order to her brother, a Confederate prisoner in Old Capitol Prison, who was being transferred to Governor's Island in New York harbor (Chicago Tribune, February 7, 1909).