Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Gov. Fletcher Executive Mansion,
Jefferson City, Mo. Washington, Feb. 27, 1865.

Have you received my letter of the 20th.? I think some such thing as therein suggested, is needed. If you put it before the people, I will direct the Military to co-operate. Please answer.

A. LINCOLN