Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Head Quarters Armies of the United States,
Hon. Sec. of War City-Point,
Washington, D.C. April 3. 5. P.M. 1865

Yours received. Thanks for your caution; but I have already been to Petersburg, staid with Gen. Grant an hour & a half and returned here. It is certain now that Richmond is in our hands, and I think I will go there to-morrow. I will take care of myself.

A LINCOLN