ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 186. ``Sept 28th.'' in the date line is in Nicolay's handwriting. John R. Cannon telegraphed from New Albany, Indiana, on September 27, 1864: ``We have announced your expected presence here at our grand ratification meeting on saturday next can you come answer by telegraph at length if you please'' (DLC-RTL).
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