D, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 305. Across the top of this telegram appears a pencilled note: ``Repeated Jany 28 '65 to Comdg Officer Norfolk Va.'' Grant replied on the same day, quoting a telegram from Major General John G. Parke: ``No proceedings in the case of Wm. A Jeffs Co `B' fifty sixth (56) Mass Vols have been recd at these HdQuarters In case the sentence should be death the proceedings will be forwarded you'' (DLC-RTL). See Lincoln's telegram to George F. Shepley, January 28, infra.
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