Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 6.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To the Senate [2]

To the Senate of the United States: February 6, 1863

In compliance with the resolution of the Senate of the United States of yesterday, requesting information in regard to the death of General Ward, a citizen of the United States, in the military service of the Chinese Government, I transmit a copy of a despatch of the 27th. of October, last, and of its accompaniment, from the Minister of the United States in China. ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Washington, 6th. February, 1863.


[1]   DS, DNA RG 46, Senate 37A F2. Seward's report enclosed a copy of a dispatch from Anson Burlingame, October 27, 1862, informing him of the death of Frederick T. Ward of Salem, Massachusetts, killed by rebels at Tse-Kzi near Ning Po during the Tai-Ping rebellion.

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