Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Brig. Gen. G. H. Gordon Executive Mansion,
Norfolk, Va. Washington, April 11. 1865

Send to me at once a full statement as to the cause or causes for which, and by authority of what tribunal, George W. Lane, [2] Charles Whitlock, Ezra Baker, J. M. Renshaw, & others, are restrained of their liberty. Do this promptly & fully.