Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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Order Concerning Benjamin F. Twilley [1]

Let it be done. A. LINCOLN

April 14. 1865

Annotation

[1]   AES-F, ISLA. Lincoln's endorsement appears on the back of a letter of Benjamin F. Twilley, a prisoner at Point Lookout, Maryland, March 26, 1865, asking his cousin to persuade Senator John A. J. Creswell to secure his release. Creswell endorsed, ``I respectfully ask that the within named Benjn F. Twilley be discharged on the usual terms.''