[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 246. Henry M. Rice, former U.S. senator from Minnesota, and Governor Stephen A. Miller telegraphed on November 23, 1864: ``We respectfully apply for postponement of execution for thirty (30) days of Patrick Kelly John Lennon Joel H Eastwood Thomas J Murray & John Hoffman five (5) deserters now under sentence of death at Fort Snelling'' (DLC-RTL).

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