Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 5.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Edward Bates [1]

Respectfully submitted to the Attorney General with the request of as early an examination as possible. A. LINCOLN

March 7. 1862.

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[1]   AES, Parke-Bernet, Feb 17, 1970. Lincoln's endorsement is written on an undated letter signed ``Miss Gould,'' pleading for a pardon for her unnamed fiance. Since the letter has been removed from associated papers in the National Archives, no identification is available.