Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Page  316

To John Pope [1]

Major General Pope. Executive Mansion,
St. Louis, Mo. Washington, Feb. 24. 1865.

Please inquire and report to me whether there is any propriety of longer keeping in Gratiott Street prison, a man said to be there by the name of Riley Whiting. A. LINCOLN

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[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 356. No reply has been found. On February 20, John Hogan wrote Lincoln asking that Riley Whiting either be brought to trial or released (DNA WR RG 107, Secretary of War, Letters Received, P 525).