[1]   AES-F, ISLA. Lincoln's endorsement appears on the back of a letter of Benjamin F. Twilley, a prisoner at Point Lookout, Maryland, March 26, 1865, asking his cousin to persuade Senator John A. J. Creswell to secure his release. Creswell endorsed, ``I respectfully ask that the within named Benjn F. Twilley be discharged on the usual terms.''

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