ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 272. See Lincoln to McClelland, December 24, supra. Brigadier General John F. Miller replied on the same day: ``Your dispatch granting respite to James R. Mallory for six (6) weeks from thirtieth (30) received'' (DLC-RTL).
See further Lincoln's telegram to Miller, February 4, 1865, infra.
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