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

To Charles A. Dana [1]

Does Mr. Dana know about this case? A. LINCOLN

Feb. 28. 1865.

Annotation

[1]   AES, ORB. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from Salmon P. Chase, February 26, 1865: ``William H Stabler, of Maryland, a member of the Society of friends intercedes for the release of the son of Walter W. Bowie a planter ofPage  323

Prince George's County. Young Bowie has been in the rebel service; and is now a prisoner in the old Capitol; but willing to take the oath. His father was one of my scholars when I taught school here. If possible I hope his son may be released.'' No reply or further reference has been found.