Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Major General Rosecrans Executive Mansion,
St. Louis, Mo. Washington, Sept 13, 1864.

Postpone the execution of S. H. Anderson for two weeks. Hear what his friends can say in mitigation and report to me.

A. LINCOLN

Maj. Eckert

Please send the above telegram. JNO. G. NICOLAY PRIV. Sec.