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

To Ulysses S. Grant [1]

Head Quarters Armies of the United States,
City-Point,
Lieut. General Grant. April. 2. 8/15 P.M. 1865.

Allow me to tender to you, and all with you, the nations grateful thanks for this additional, and magnificent success. At your kind suggestion, I think I will visit you to-morrow. A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ALS, IHi. Grant's telegram to Theodore S. Bowers, which carried the information for which Lincoln was thanking Grant, is quoted by Lincoln in the telegram to Stanton, 8:30 P.M., infra. As printed in OR, I, XLVI, III, 449, Grant's telegram to Bowers has an additional sentence not quoted by Lincoln: ``I think the President might come out and pay us a visit to-morrow.''

Robert T. Lincoln telegraphed his father on April 3, ``I am awaiting you at Hancock Station.'' (DLC-RTL).