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

To Lorenzo Thomas [1]

March 16, 1865

Let this man Lester take the oath and give bond as suggested by the Judge Advocate General upon doing which he is fully pardoned and the money taken from him or from his wife to be refunded.

Mar. 16. 1865 A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   Copy, DNA RG 130, U.S. Army Court Martial Cases, White House Office, Register. This endorsement or order concerning John H. Lester is missing from the files of the Adjutant General (DNA WR RG 94, Letters Received, P 457 with 552 L, 1864). See Lincoln to Holt, March 13, supra.