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

To Ulysses S. Grant [1]

Head Quarters Armies of the United States,
Lieut Gen. Grant. April 7. 11 AM. 1865

Gen. Sheridan says ``If the thing is pressed I think that Lee will surrender.'' Let the thing be pressed. A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS, ICHi. The text of Sheridan's telegram is quoted in Lincoln's telegrams to Stanton of 8:35 A.M., supra.